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Using single and double quotes in <form> text fields

Postby eyewoo » Mon Apr 14, 2003 6:11 am

Let's say the following line is in a text file:

he said, "This is an 'A'."

When the line is read into a <form> text field for changing, the single and double quotes are not maintained. In fact the phrase is truncated. Is there a way to read text into the value of a <form> text field and maintain the single and double quotes if they are there?
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Postby Skeletor » Mon Apr 14, 2003 7:16 am

I think you can use the addslashes() function. You can find a detailed description of it on http://www.php.net I believe it adds the /' and /" to your quotes so it preserves the string as you wrote it.
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Postby eyewoo » Mon Apr 14, 2003 8:17 am

addslashes does not work... however, using str_replace to replace double quotes with &quot; does work...

Is there a better way?
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