You should give more information about your original problem rather than 
inquire about any workaround.

I don't understand how "passing string variable to html title tag fails 
within Netscape but work well within IE".

dwalker wrote:

> Passing string variable to HTML TITLE tag fails within Netscape but work
> well within IE.
> I have a single page consisting of inventory items to be sold. When an 
> item
> is selected, it passes the product name to a DETAIL page as part of the
> TITLE tag for the DETAIL page. My problem is: Netscape does not like the
> SPACES between the text and refuses to display the DETAIL page.
> Initially, I thought there might be some way to parse the string and 
> add the
> ascii code for SPACE, but I wasn't sure if I was on the right track. Does
> anyone have a proven solution to this problem?
> I thought the pseudo code might look something like this:
> <?php
> function parse_and_change(&grab_string){
>     $string_holder=$grab_string;
>     while stepping through the characters in this $string_holder {
>          if character = " " (or some other representation)
>             replace it with something that doesn't
>             scare netscape or title tag 
>      }
> return $string_holder;
> }
> ?>
> <?php
> if (isset($HTTP_GET_VARS["itemname"])) {
>     $title = (parse_and_change($HTTP_GET_VARS["itemname"] ));
>     }else{
>     $title="Generic Product Title";
> }
> ?>
> <html>
> <title><?php echo $title ?> </title>
> </html>

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