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Javascript to Insert a break line in TextArea boxes

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I'm working on a web page and I have these read only text areas where the user enters several options for the products they want.   When they enter these options I am able to create text boxes for each input, but when they go to the next page, all entered text becomes read only and it's displayed in one single textarea.  All fields are separated by a comma.

Is there a way that I can create a javascript code that looks for any textarea in the page, look for their content and enters a break <br> before a comma so the text looks easier to read?  These breaks are only for visual purposes, I don't want to edit the field values. I just want them to look better than one single line.

Here's 2 textareas where you can see what I'm talking about.  

<textarea readOnly class="cart" wrap="physical" name="0:freeopt" rows="4" cols="40" ID="Textarea1">Product,Widget,Type,Bucket,Color,Blue</textarea>

<textarea readOnly class="cart" wrap="physical" name="1:freeopt" rows="4" cols="40" ID="Textarea2">Product,Shell,Type,Wood,Color,Red</textarea>

I need them to look like this:


Any ideas?

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