I've isolated the problem with MS Word and MS Wordpad; The problem does not occur when pasting from Notepad. I want to make sure that all the text is ASCII before converting to MIME encoding. This shoul alleviate the problems that are occuring.
Thanks, /dkm ----- Original Message ----- From: "@ Edwin" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Saturday, August 24, 2002 6:37 PM Subject: Re: [PHP] Base64 and MS Word cutting and pasting. > Just some ideas. > > First, to check if it's really the pasted text from MS Word that is really > causing the problem, paste the text from MS Word to a text editor like > "notepad" THEN from "notepad" copy and paste to the <textarea> and see if > the problem is still there. > > If it's still there, well, that means it's a different problem. > > Perhaps, it's about the "quotes and apostrophes" that you've mention so > it'd be better to check the manual. See addslashes() or stripslashes(). > > Or, the problem could be something else. But, I don't really think it's > because the pasted text is from MS Word... (Pasted text to the textarea > should have been already converted...) > > - E > > > > >I have an application which uses the <textarea> tag for users to input > data. This works fine. However, some users are using MS Word to generate > the text and then cutting and pasting into the <textarea>. This works fine > as well. > > > >However, I am encountering a problem when the application mails the > submitted content. Everything is viewed fine throught the web. We are > MIME encoding the message using base64 functions. The problem is that not > all email clients are decoding the MS Word pasted content properly. > Quotes and apostrophes are not being decoded properly. > > > >I assume the problem is that the MS Word pasted content is not ASCII. I > need to convert this content to ASCII before we encode the MIME message. > > > >Do you have any ideas? > > > >/dkm > > > > > _________________________________________________________________ > $B%&%#%k%9%a!<%k!"LBOG%a!<%kBP:v$J$i(B MSN Hotmail http://www.hotmail.com/JA > > > -- > 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