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Delete carriage return in string

Posted on 2004-08-06
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I would like a javascript function which will replace a carriage return with an empty space.
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Question by:MichaelMullin
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try this:
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<form>
<textarea name=t style=width:300px;height:300px></textarea>
      <input type=button value=OK onclick='this.form.t.value=this.form.t.value.replace(/\r\n/g,"")'>
</form>
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by:Zyloch
ID: 11739876
Hi

devic's should work. Of course, you can be more compliant by including all of his attributes in quotes, but it'll work. I'm thinking you want it to be for Unix, am I right? Well, if you only want to delete the \r, use:

this.form.t.value=this.form.t.value.replace(/\r/g,"") which is basically the same as devic's above

Regards,
Zyloch
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by:Zvonko
ID: 11742010
Small improvement of devic's code would be also to replace [\r\n]  for example on Linux\Unix\Mac browsers.

Like this:
<form>
<textarea name=t style=width:300px;height:300px></textarea>
     <input type=button value=OK onclick='this.form.t.value=this.form.t.value.replace(/[\r\n]/g,"")'>
</form>

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