That works. Thanks In reality the quote is coming in from a mysql database and the ones that have " already are saved.
If my quotation is stored in a variable named $quotation is there a way of doing a search and replace --- search for " and if it is found replace it with \" ? Ron ----- Original Message ----- From: Joseph Crawford To: Ron Piggott ; [PHP-DB] Mailing List Sent: Sunday, June 05, 2005 9:50 PM Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] PHP Mail command try addslashes maybe ;) On 6/5/05, Ron Piggott <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: I have a mail() question. Take a look at this sample code below: Pay attention the $message variable <? $to="[EMAIL PROTECTED]"; $subject="Test e-mail"; $headers = "From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]"; $message = " But prove yourselves doesn't and not only "hears". "; mail($to, $subject, $message, $headers); ?> I have a mySQL database of quotations that one is randomly being e-mailed out daily. The trouble is that some quotations have " marks in this such as the example above. This bit of code doesn't work because the computer is looking for a ; following the ". Elsewhere in the quotation database there is the use of ' . Is there a way to do a search and replace for " to ' ? The e-mails that are sent out are plain text e-mails. I have used the $quotation = mysql_real_escape_string($quotation); to be able to insert quotes with ' into the mySQL table; is there a similar way to get around this problem I am having? Thanks :) Ron PS It is a really funny e-mail I just wrote and sure is computer in nature when entire words consist of ; " ' GRIN -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/ ) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php -- Joseph Crawford Jr. Codebowl Solutions [EMAIL PROTECTED]