[FX.php List] Spaces in Field Names...one more time with gusto

Thomas Neumann master at take-sat.de
Tue Dec 9 09:54:58 MST 2008

try urlencode()


Jonathan Schwartz schrieb:
> Hi Folks,
> I still haven't 100% licked the spaces-in-field-names issue yet.  Now
> I realize why, and I'm just looking for a sanity check.
> It appears that spaces in file names produces different behavior
> depending whether the FMP query is a FIND parameter versus a SORT
> parameter.
> It boils down to this:
> FMP Field Definition:        Alpha Beta
> Alpha Beta Field Value:    John Smith
> Browser POST:        Alpha_Beta (Apache Server replaces space with
> underline)
> FMP FIND URL:        Alpha+Beta (FX (?) replaces space with "+" in URL)
> FMP SORT FIELD URL:    Alpha%20Beta  (FX (?) replaces space with "%20"
> in URL)
> Here's an actual URL that shows the existence of both methods in the
> same URL:
> http://Admin:Admin@
> So...
> The html form displays the field name with the space.
> Apache POST  replaces the space with an underline.
> FX/PHP replaces the space in a FIELD NAMEwith a "+"
> FX/PHP replaces the space in a SORT NAMEwith a "%20"
> Argh.
> If this is correct, then a single remedy won't work.  A different
> remedy has to be applied to SEARCH fields versus SORT fields.
> I did get suggestions last time I posted this problem, but each time I
> applied the remedy, it broke the other half. Now I see why.
> Before I move forward....any comments?
> J

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