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Printing off shows all html

Thread began 3/15/2011 4:59 am by J7HNW | Last modified 3/15/2011 4:22 pm by Jason Byrnes | 804 views | 4 replies |

J7HNW

Printing off shows all html

I am using HTML Editor in Univeral E Mail to send out price increase letters to a database.

Please see attached

1. The font is set to Tahoma but has not formatted correctly on the email (see screenshot ) > If you view the HTML Code you will see this has been set to Tahoma

2. When you print off the e mail - all the HTML TAGS show on the print off. CAn I stop this form happening so the e mail arrived in a printable format ?

How can I Solve these please

Thank you in advance

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

if you look closely at the html it is not properly formatted.

for example, I see:

<SPAN style=""font-family: " tahoma;\?>


there is an extra quote in this and the style is not inside the first set of quotes, it should be:
<SPAN style="font-family: tahoma;">


I see that for all of the styles on this page.

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J7HNW

Thanks but...

Thanks Jason - but this is all being formatted by HTML Editor.

Why is it not formatting properly then ? My client says he typed in Tahoma and sent the mail which came through as shown.

When you print it off - all HTML shows on the page. Is this a bug then on the latest version of HTML Editor ?

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

I have created a support ticket so we can look into this issue further.

To view and edit your support ticket, please log into your support history:
supporthistory.php

If anyone else is experiencing this same issue, please append to this thread.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

the issue was caused by the magic-quotes_gpc setting being turned on in the php.ini file.

we resolved by using stripslashes() on the form output.


to prevent the problem in the future I recommended using the following script at line 1 of the form page:

php:
<?php

if($_SERVER["REQUEST_METHOD"] == "POST")     {
    foreach(
$_POST as $key => $val) {
        
$_POST[$key] = stripslashes($val);
    }
}
?>
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