displaying text with STRIPTAGS

hello
I'm trying to display text stored in mysql using STRIPTAGS, then all the text is displayed on the same line without returns
is it possible to change this?
thanks
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WoodyRoundUpCommented:
Yes.
Use this:

assuming your variable name is: $var

$var = strip_tags($var, '<br>');
or if you are using XHTML, use this:
$var = strip_tags($var,'</br>');

quad341Commented:
sidenote:  proper xhtml breaks as <br/> with an infinite amount of space between the br and /.

just to clarify
WoodyRoundUpCommented:
upps...
yeah.. sorry.. I mistype...
thanks..
iamanindianCommented:
Or...
Just use nl2br

E.g.
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$var = strip_tags($your_content);
echo nl2br($var);
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Regards
WC

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