Read the manual about magic_quotes_gpc and addslashes()
I prefer to add slashes myself, that way I can verify input lengths but it
has the risk that I might miss a field. The trouble with magic_quotes_gpc is
that if you have to re-display a variable you have to stripslashes() first.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nick Patsaros" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Subject: [PHP] MySQL and apostrophes, interesting problem. 42082

> I'm working with a simple form which submits field
> data to a MySQL database.  This is for the purpose of
> generating a dynamic news page for my site.
> Interestingly enough I've found that any time I try to
> submit data that contains an apostrophe "'" it gives
> me an error and will not send the data (any of it) to
> the database.

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