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kares / simpleFormat.js
Created Dec 14, 2010
simple_format Ruby on Rails helper in javascript
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var simpleFormatRE1 = /\r\n?/g;
var simpleFormatRE2 = /\n\n+/g;
var simpleFormatRE3 = /([^\n]\n)(?=[^\n])/g;
function simpleFormat(str) {
var fstr = str;
fstr = fstr.replace(simpleFormatRE1, "\n") // \r\n and \r -> \n
fstr = fstr.replace(simpleFormatRE2, "</p>\n\n<p>") // 2+ newline -> paragraph
fstr = fstr.replace(simpleFormatRE3, "$1<br/>") // 1 newline -> br
fstr = "<p>" + fstr + "</p>";
return fstr;