To retain linebreaks in textarea from an MS Access database,  replace linefeeds with carriage return/linefeed pair and then save the input. Javascript example: strInput.replace(/\n/g, ‘%0D%0A’) This replaces all linefeeds (line breaks) in the strInput (using “/\n/g”) with %0D%A which signal end of data (same as a carriage return and linefeed). The original input from the [...]