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php formating html table cell

Posted on 2011-09-14
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I need some help with formatting a HTML table cell in an HTML email created in a php script. What I want is a list of number aligned in the table cell vertically. What I get is a list of numbers  all in one line in the cell.

 
// email.
    $to = "someone@gmail.com";
    $from = "root@me.com";
    $subject = "Hello! This is HTML email";

    //begin of HTML message
     
$message ='<html>
  <body bgcolor="#DCEEFC">
    <center>
        <b> I am reciving HTML email......</b> <br>
        <font color="red">Thanks !</font> <br>
        <?=$IMEI?>
    </center>
      <table border="1">
<tr>
<td >';
 while ($line =  mysql_fetch_assoc($result)) {
     	
     	$message .=    $line['num']. " \n";
     	
     }
$message.= '</td>

</tr>
</table> 
  </body>
</html>';

   //end of message
    $headers  = "From: $from\r\n";
    $headers .= "Content-type: text/html\r\n";

   
    
    // now lets send the email.
    mail($to, $subject, $message, $headers);

    echo "Message has been sent....!";

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Question by:pointhigh
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bartvd earned 425 total points
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You should replace this line:
$message .=    $line['num']. " \n";

in this line:
$message .=    $line['num']. "<br />";
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by:HainKurt
ID: 36538921
you can also use <li>

$message .=    "<li>" .$line['num'];
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by:stu215
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ID: 36539022
-> you can also use <li>
->
-> $message .=    "<li>" .$line['num'];

Dont forget to close the <li>...</li> ::

$message .=    "<li>".$line['num']."</li>";
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by:HainKurt
HainKurt earned 50 total points
ID: 36539492
actually we should include <ol>...<ol> or <ul>...</ul> too :)

$message.= '<ul>';
while ($line =  mysql_fetch_assoc($result)) {
  $message .=    "<li>".$line['num']."</li>"." \n";
}
$message.= '</ul>';

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by:pointhigh
ID: 36542695
This worked great! Thanks!
I tested everyone’s solution and they all worked. Bartvd solution was the closest to what I was looking for.
Thanks
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