[FX.php List] Raw encoding

Bob Patin bob at patin.com
Tue Oct 9 18:49:09 MDT 2007

You might also want to use


if you get some strange characters in place of apostrophes...

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that it hasn't prevented my wasting countless hours on silly  
errors... :)

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On Oct 9, 2007, at 7:23 PM, Tim 'Webko' Booth wrote:

> At 03:28 AM 10/10/2007, you wrote:
>> Apologies if this is a ridiculously simple question.
>> I'm converting some old CDML pages to fx.php. In several spots  
>> there are fields that let users put simple HTML tags for bold and  
>> italic to format the display of their submission. In CDML all that  
>> was required was a raw tag [FMP-field: xxxxxx, raw] to have these  
>> properly rendered.
> In my experience, if there are bold or italic tags in a text field,  
> these get correctly rendered to screen in PHP.
> echo $theFoundData['Description'][0];
> Will just output the contents as part of a webpage, so the tags  
> will get interpreted.
> However, this won;t render the linebreaks, unless people have used  
> <br> or <p> within the field, so:
> echo nl2br ($thenewsData['Description'][0]);
> Will cover that off...
> Webko
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