Thus wrote justin:
> Thanks Ramil,
> I knew it had something to do with the \, but I still can't figure out
> how to get the variable into the database without the extra '\'
> It is entered into the database via a form using the input below:
> <input name="ident" type="hidden" value="<?php echo
> Where would I use the mysql_real_escape_string ?

>From the manual:

"This function will escape special characters in the unescaped_string,
taking into account the current character set of the connection so
that it is safe to place it in a mysql_query(). "

an example from the manual:

$query = sprintf("SELECT * FROM users WHERE user='%s' AND password='%s'",

I hope this is enough :)



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