Hello,

> can someone has an idea in how to convert for example
> > a string posted by a form in this format "so paulo" to this "sao
paulo"??

function remove_accents( $str ){
  if( strlen( $str ) == 0 )
    return $str;
  else
    $ret = strtr($str,
"",
"AAAAAACEEEEIIIIOOOOOUUUUYaaaaaaceeeeiiiioooooouuuuyy");
    return $ret;
}

hope it helps,
py

----- Original Message -----
From: "Stefan Rusterholz" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Rodrigo Peres" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Friday, November 02, 2001 9:10 AM
Subject: Re: [PHP] Re: Problem with non us caracters and "strtr"


> I have little experience with this kind of problem.
> None of the Browsers I used under mac (IE 4 - 5 and sever NS 4.x) has sent
> the data different than Windows Browsers. But avoid the meta-tag charset.
I
> had serious problems when the HTML-file where the form data came from had
> that tag set (but I didn't spend a lot of time investigating it).
>
> Anyway: why do you want to translate a  to an a?
> I made good experiences with storing original chars and using
htmlentities()
> (or otherway round if you don't have to edit that stuff)
>
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rodrigo Peres" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "Yasuo Ohgaki" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Friday, November 02, 2001 2:51 PM
> Subject: Re: [PHP] Re: Problem with non us caracters and "strtr"
>
>
> > I've tried the recode(), but I think I didn't uderstand it's
> functionality,
> > since nothing happens. can someone has an idea in how to convert for
> example
> > a string posted by a form in this format "so paulo" to this "sao
paulo"??
> > Does anyone knows how Macintosh's browsers send this special caracteres
to
> > PHP???
> >
> > Thank's again
> >
> > Rodrigo Peres
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > on 11/1/01 9:17 PM, Yasuo Ohgaki at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> >
> > > Rodrigo Peres wrote:
> > >
> > >> Hi list,
> > >>
> > >> I'm in a big trouble. I'm brazilian, so I've made a script to clean
up
> the
> > >> special caracters from our language in order to not mess up my
> publisher,
> > >> but this script don't work in Macintosh (macos 9.1, IE 5, all in
> american
> > >> english).
> > >>
> > >> This is my code
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> <?
> > >> function myclean(&$name) {
> > >> $name = strtolower(strtr($name,
> > >> " ",
> > >> "aeiouaeiouaeiouaeiouacAEIOUAEIOUAEIOUAEIOUAC"));
> > >> return $name;
> > >> }
> > >> $temp = myclean($name_actor);
> > >> echo($temp);
> > >> ?>
> > >>
> > >> What happens is if i try for example to clean up "So Paulo" it
prints
> "so
> > >> paulo". Why??
> > >> The "$name" will receive a string form a text field in a form. my
html
> > >> charset is iso-8859-1
> > >
> > >
> > > I think you are better to use recode extension for this.
> > > Check out recode manual page.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Yasuo Ohgaki
> > >
> >
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