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NewLine escape character not working

We know that n is used to feed a new line in JavaScript.
How should I use it for an output (in a for-loop):

str=prompt("Enter any string!");
    for(i=0;i<str.length;i++)
    {
        document.write('n'+str.charCodeAt(i));
    }   

or

str=prompt("Enter any string!");
    for(i=0;i<str.length;i++)
    {
        document.write('n'+str.charCodeAt(i));
    }

Neither seems to work.

Answer

This has nothing to do with JavaScript. In HTML, all whitespace (including newlines) is collapsed and treated as a single space.

To do a line break in HTML:

  • Use <br>
  • Or organize your text into paragraphs with <p>...</p>, etc.)
  • Or if you’re outputting some form of formatted text (like code), you can do that in a <pre>...</pre> element (or any element with the white-space: pre, white-space: pre-wrap, or white-space: pre-line style applied to it).
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