i need help on my slashes.. i saw php.net say:
"Do not use addslashes() on strings that have already been escaped with
magic_quotes_gpc as you'll then do double escaping."
with that, i also did not do a stripslashes when i retrieve my data, since my
magic_quotes_gpc is on.. but why is it that I still get a backslash before an
occurrence of a single-quote?
<td width="630" height="6"><? echo $fieldName; ?></td>
where $fieldName is retrieved from the database through:
$query = "select fieldName from table where condition ";
$result = mysql_query($query);
$fieldName = mysql_result($result,0); // which is James' Favourite Pet
also, a more serious problem is when i echo the $fieldName into a textbox.
<input type="text" name="field1" size="20" value="<? echo $fieldName; ?>">
if $fieldName contains: it's name is "Bob",
anything after the double quote (i.e. Bob") gets cut-off! it's disaster!!
dear php developers, can you please enlighten me on what happened? and how can I
rectify the problem? thanx so much!