Jason, Thank you, explode using single quotes and no backslashes works!
Bev -----Original Message----- From: Jason Wong [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Monday, July 01, 2002 10:57 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [PHP] need to change $ char in string On Monday 01 July 2002 22:47, Beverly Steiner wrote: > Uli & others, > > Thanx for the suggestions. This works as stated but the data already > exists in this format from an old database and I'm trying to parse it into > logical fields. Originally the data in the field looked something like > 1$General/ms1.zip#12$Another/xqy.zip#. I deleted the ending # then used > explode to separate the information on the # and now I need to separate the > info before the $ from what comes after it. I've tried everyone's > suggestions but they only work if I'm testing and can define the string > using single quotes. > > How can I split on a $ <? # split string on '$' $doo = '1$General/ms1.zip'; $dah = explode('$', $doo); print_r($dah); ?> >or change the $ to something else if I'm getting the > information from a database (MySQL), not defining it using single quotes > like in your example? I think you're confused. There is nothing in MySQL which dictates strings as single-quoted or double-quoted. I think you had best post some code. Show us how you're retrieving the data from MySQL. -- Jason Wong -> Gremlins Associates -> www.gremlins.com.hk Open Source Software Systems Integrators * Web Design & Hosting * Internet & Intranet Applications Development * /* Two heads are better than one. -- John Heywood */ -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php