Just what I was looking for --  thank you.    Putting together an entirely
dynamic site was difficult enough -- I need to avoid doing any EXTRA stuff
when ever possible.

Again, thanks.


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-----Original Message-----
From: Howard Picken <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2002 1:51 AM
Subject: RE: [PHP-DB] Passing string variable to HTML TITLE tag fails within
Netscape but works well within IE.


>Hi Darrian
>
>Have had similar problems.  I got around it by
>wrapping all posted variables with rawurlencode().
>
>This replace any spaces or special characters with an nasi equiv
>ie space with %20.  IE will ignore it.
>
>GL
>
>Howard
>  -----Original Message-----
>  From: Darrian Walker [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
>  Sent: Wednesday, 16 October 2002 1:10 PM
>  To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>  Subject: [PHP-DB] Passing string variable to HTML TITLE tag fails within
>Netscape but works well within IE.
>
>
>  Passing string variable to HTML TITLE tag fails within Netscape but work
>  well within IE.
>
>  I have a single page consisting of inventory items to be sold. When an
>item
>  is selected, it passes the product name to a DETAIL page as part of the
>  TITLE tag for the DETAIL page. My problem is: Netscape does not like the
>  SPACES between the text and refuses to display the DETAIL page.
>
>  Initially, I thought there might be some way to parse the string and add
>the
>  ascii code for SPACE, but I wasn't sure if I was on the right track. Does
>  anyone have a proven solution to this problem?
>
>  I thought the pseudo code might look something like this:
>  <?php
>  function
>  parse_and_change(&grab_string){
>      $string_holder=$grab_string;
>      while stepping through the characters in this $string_holder
>          { if character = " " (or some other representation)
>              replace it with something that doesn't
>              scare netscape or title tag
>          }
>  return $string_holder;
>  }
>  ?>
>
>  <?php
>  if (isset($HTTP_GET_VARS["itemname"])) {
>      $title = (parse_and_change($HTTP_GET_VARS["itemname"] ));
>      }else{
>      $title="Generic Product Title";
>  }
>  ?>
>
>  <html>
>  <title><?php echo $title ?> </title>
>  </html>
>
>
>
>
>

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