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HTML Editor links break when updating

Thread began 4/20/2010 8:35 am by q_carlos322496 | Last modified 10/09/2010 11:36 pm by neilo | 926 views | 3 replies |


HTML Editor links break when updating

I've created a form with the (insert page and update page) and have added the HTML Editor to the main content area of these forms. When I add a record, it works without issue. If I need to update the conten of that record and do not go back to modify the link - the link will be broken. When I go in to modify the link, I notice that the protocol which was set to http:// automatically changed to other: and that the whole link is now encapsulated with a set of double quotes like this - '''''''' which makes the link break. Is there a way to fix that?

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Eric Mittman

What does this link look like if you check on it's value directly in your db? If it is being stored like this then you will need to adjust the insert page to make it not add in these characters. If the value is correct in the db then there is likely some formatting of the initial value on the update page. Please check on this and if you can't get it resolved post back with what you discover along with the insert and update pages.

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I have the same problem

When I update the record the old link will brake.

Update 1
<html dir="ltr"><head><title></title></head><body>Tora<br /><a target="&quot;_blank&quot;" href="&quot;;">ok</a><br /><a href="" target="_blank">now</a><br /></body></html>

Update 2
<html dir="&quot;ltr&quot;"><head><title></title></head><body>Tora<br /><a href="&quot;&quot;;&quot;" target="&quot;&quot;_blank&quot;&quot;">ok</a><br /><a target="&quot;_blank&quot;" href="&quot;;">now</a><br /></body></html>

Update 3
<html dir="&quot;&quot;ltr&quot;&quot;"><head><title></title></head><body>Tora<br /><a target="&quot;&quot;&quot;_blank&quot;&quot;&quot;" href="&quot;&quot;&quot;;&quot;&quot;">ok</a><br /><a href="&quot;&quot;;&quot;" target="&quot;&quot;_blank&quot;&quot;">now</a><br /></body></html>

any idea on how to solve this problem?

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Find the code in your xxxxxxx_Update.php page for your HTMLEditor content update. It will look something like:

// WebAssist iRite: Rich Text Editor for Dreamweaver
$WARichTextEditor_1 = CreateRichTextEditor ("nl_content", "HTMLEditor/", "100%", "400px", "Custom", "../custom/newsletter_Update_nl_content1.js", "".(str_replace('"', '&quot;', $row_WADAnewsletter['nl_content'])) ."");

Using your own equivalent recordset and row names, change:

"".(str_replace('"', '&quot;', $row_WADAnewsletter['nl_content']))  ."");


"".$row_WADAnewsletter['nl_content']  ."");

Once the image paths have been corrected once, updates should work properly, and the image links should remain intact.

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