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Removing Line Breaks from a String

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I have an input form built in flash.

There is an address field  on the form and it is multiline which allows the user to hit return/enter to move to the next line and continue their address.

WHen the user hits submit on the form i want to remove the line breaks before i send the data.

how do i remove the line breaks????????
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Hi,

  You can use escape(myText.text) which gives you teh URL encoded string.

Example :

Suppose I enter the below mentioned text in my input text box foor which the instance name is myText :

John
270, Wall Street,
Washington

and affix the action below on a button:

on (release) {
      trace(escape(myText.text));
}

the Ouput is :
John%0D270%2C%20Wall%20Street%2C%0DWashington

Since, this is already URL Encoded you can directly send the data to the URL or you can use a string manipulation fucntion to get rid of yur %0D and  %DC stuffs.

Hope this helps !

Thanks,
-KP

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Commented:
this doesnt really work

i need to be able to do something like the way you can use split/join to replace characters
Hi,

 Please upload your file to some location and let me know. I will correct it and give you.

Thanks,
KP
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