Py,

I've tried your method but again, didn't work, here how the word "So Paulo"
appears in the url with get method "S%E3o+Paulo" and the word "z" "z%E9",
maybe there's some clue here.
I'm in a macintosh sys 9.1, IE5 all in english.

Thank's in advance

Rodrigo


on 11/2/01 1:01 PM, pierre-yves at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

> 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)
>> 
>> Stefan Rusterholz, [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>> ----------------------------------
>> interaktion gmbh
>> Stefan Rusterholz
>> Zrichbergstrasse 17
>> 8032 Zrich
>> ----------------------------------
>> T. +41 1 253 19 55
>> F. +41 1 253 19 56
>> W3 www.interaktion.ch
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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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