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JavaScript: Replace \n and \r with <br />

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I want to replace both \n and \r with <br />

The code below does NOT work:
<script type="text/javascript">

var xyz = 'Hello, world. \r This is at test\n and only \n a test \r!!!';

xyz = xyz.replace(/[\n+][\r+]/g, "<br />");

alert(xyz);

</script>

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What about : xyz.replace(/\r\n|\r|\n/g,"<br />")
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