Escaping backslashes??

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Escaping backslashes??

Postby NigWel » Tue Jun 24, 2003 6:05 am

I am trying to get PHP to do the following for me:

replace \\ with \
replace \ with <br>

I've tried the following:

$target = str_replace("\\\\","\\", $target);
Followed by:
$target = str_replace("\\", "<br>", $target);

The result is where you get "\" it is replaced with "<br>" HOWEVER where you get "\\" it is just replaced with "<br><br>".

I've also tried $target = eregi_replace("\\\\", "\\" $target); but this does not work at all!

Can anyone help? Ta, Nigel[/b]

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Postby Redcircle » Wed Jun 25, 2003 12:04 am

have you tried stripslashes()?

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