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preg_match problem with line breaks

Hello Experts,

I´m using the following preg_match expression:

if (preg_match("/^FULLTEXT:(.*)",$description,$descarr))

to filter a variable called $description.

The following works fine:

$description = "FULLTEXT: Hello World, i´m a text";

As soon as i use line breaks, the preg_match does not work any more... e.g.
$description = "FULLTEXT: Hello World, i´m a text
                        And this is another line ";

The reason why there´s a line break is that the $description is a textarea field from a post form.

Does anybody know how i can tell preg_match to regard line breaks.
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bibabutze
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marchentCommented:
use /s at the end of the regex to match for multiple lines.
if ( preg_match("/^FULLTEXT:(.*)/s",$description,$descarr) )

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