it is a thingy called magic quotes. setup in the php.ini file. turn it off and they will go away.
or, if you can't add a stripslashes() to every variable that will passed this way. Jim ----- Original Message ----- From: "Evansville Scene" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2001 4:39 PM Subject: [PHP] Slash problem I'm fairly new @ PHP, so forgive me if the answer is trivial ... In many cases, if I take in data from a form and the user uses an apostrophe, the data that is sent to me has a slash in it. For example: Jones\' Auto Repair Is there an easy fix? I'm not sure why this is occurring ... It\'s been quite a pain :) Adam -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] For additional commands, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To contact the list administrators, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED]