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fputs() unwanted backslashed

Postby louisb » Mon Nov 11, 2002 3:37 am

I am having a small problem while updating a text file, using fputs();
Any quotes or double quotes within the $main variable (which is written to the file) have a preceding backslash added to them.

The $main variable has been passed from a form textarea.

Does any have any idea why this is or what I have done wrong.

if (isset($main)){
if($mainfile=fopen("../../content/main.txt","w")){
fputs($mainfile,$main);
fclose($mainfile);
}else{
echo("Could not open file for writing!");
}
}

Thanks,

LouisB
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Re: fputs() unwanted backslashed

Postby WiZARD » Mon Nov 11, 2002 5:36 am

louisb wrote:I am having a small problem while updating a text file, using fputs();
Any quotes or double quotes within the $main variable (which is written to the file) have a preceding backslash added to them.

The $main variable has been passed from a form textarea.

Does any have any idea why this is or what I have done wrong.

if (isset($main)){
if($mainfile=fopen("../../content/main.txt","w")){
fputs($mainfile,$main);
fclose($mainfile);
}else{
echo("Could not open file for writing!");
}
}

Thanks,

LouisB

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Postby louisb » Mon Nov 11, 2002 6:39 am

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