[FX.php List] Pulling back an apostrophe

Dale Bengston dbengston at tds.net
Mon Jun 14 11:10:46 MDT 2010

Hi Trish,

Take a look at the PHP manual entries for addslashes() and stripslashes(). These functions add and remove bacwards slashes \ to escape various characters - including quotes - in text fields.


Hope this helps,

On Jun 14, 2010, at 9:10 AM, VanBuskirk, Patricia wrote:

> We have a directory setup in FMP9, using FX.php to allow users to
> add/edit/remove listings.  The issue we've recently come up against is
> bringing a line back to the webpage from FM that has an apostrophe in
> it.  I have a function that changes special characters before submitting
> them to FM, and the line shows up perfectly there, but when it shows
> online in the list, the apostrophe and everything after it is missing.
> Any ideas on how I fix this?
> As usual, I appreciate any/all advice!
> Trish
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