Try doing it by yourself.
$the_str = str_replace('"','\"',$the_str);
$the_str = str_replace("'","\\'",$the_str);
This is a little hack until you find what is the problem with addslashes();
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim Thorburn" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Monday, February 25, 2002 9:39 AM
Subject: [PHP] Entering data into MySQL
> I'm having troubles entering information from a form into a MySQL
> database. Specifically if the user enters an apostrophe anywhere in the
> form, all the information is rejected and nothing is entered into the database.
> After researching a little on php.net I found the addslashes() command -
> this did help briefly and I was able to use apostrophe's in the form ...
> but it seems as the problem has resurfaced.
> To make matters more frustrating, the addslashes() command works perfectly
> well on my local test machine (Win2k Pro, PHP 4.1.1, MySQL 3.23.44, Apache
> 1.3.23) but not at all on the server which is hosted by another company
> (Sun Solaris, PHP 3.0.16, MySQL 3.22.32, Apache 1.3.12).
> Does anyone have any suggestions as to why the addslashes() command worked
> for a short time on the webserver and why it stopped? Or better yet, is
> there a variation of addslashes() that will work on an older version of PHP
> such as 3.0.16?
> I'd be eternally grateful for any prompt replies as its already 2.38am and
> my deadline is 9am :P
> Thank you
> -Tim Thorburn
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