The problem is the data is already in the DB, it was mass-added with the '
already there, what I need is a way to retrieve the ' that is already in the
> yes, by adding stripslashes it will somewhat escape those quotes ('),
> but when displaying the results there will not be any need to do so.
> unless it is your wish to actually store the backslash into the db.
> Jerry wrote:
> >I think you should use addslashes to store the text in the database and
> >then stripslashes when displaying the text. I think that should work,
> >but I'm new to PHP so I might be wrong.
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Chris Payne [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >Sent: Saturday, July 12, 2003 2:11 PM
> >To: php
> >Subject: [PHP-DB] question about '
> >Hi there everyone,
> >I am having alittle problem. I am calling some text that has a ' in it
> >in the DB, but when it is being displayed on the screen the ' becomes a
> >? any ideas? I'm displaying just with a <?=$ctitle?> and everything
> >works great except that. I just read about addslashes and stripslashes
> >etc ..... but not sure if that's relevant to this being that the data in
> >the DB has a single ' already there.
> >Anyway help would be appreciated :-)
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