On Thursday, June 20, 2002, at 12:19  PM, James Drabb wrote:

> I was wondering if there is a setting to make PHP not change the posted 
> data?  For
> example I am posting a first and Last name and if I put in O'Hara for 
> the last name
> PHP returns O\'Hara.  I would prefer getting just O'Hara back and then 
> replacing
> the ' with '' myself.  I need to be able to put the posted data into 
> MySQL and MS SQL.
> MS SQL doesn't like the O\'Hara format.

Investigate the gpc_magic_quotes setting in the manual.  It's set in 
your php.ini.  You can either work around it using stripslashes() on 
your GET/POST/COOKIE data, or you can change the setting in php.ini or 
with a function that changes the setting like ini_set().



Erik Price
Web Developer Temp
Media Lab, H.H. Brown

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