I find that using single quotes rather than double quotes prevents variable substitution.
I don't know if this is an undocumented feature, as the documentation says that both have the same functionality. Regards, Neil -----Original Message----- From: Mark Casson [mailto:confu...@icube.co.uk] Sent: 23 April 2009 11:04 To: email@example.com Subject: [PHP-DB] PHP and table/view names with '$' Hi, I am trying to access some of the v$ views using php on iis, with admin privileges. However, using: $stmt = OCIParse($conn, "SELECT * FROM v$sql"); gives me this error: PHP Notice: undefined variable: sql . . . Is there a way around this? Thanks Mark -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php