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Quotation Marks cause Value to disappear

Thread began 3/25/2015 6:45 am by administration282761 | Last modified 3/25/2015 1:51 pm by Jason Byrnes | 323 views | 1 replies |

administration282761

Quotation Marks cause Value to disappear

I am having a problem when someone enters Double Quotation marks around a title in an input form.

Update Form example:

<input type="text" name="title" id="title" size="50" value="<?php echo($rsCatalog->getColumnVal("title")); ?>" >

In the above if "Example 1" is the value in the DB it will not display while Example 1 will.


Same on the Detail Page:

Even though the title (value) is properly inserted into the DB it does not display on the detail page and instead returns a blank or empty value - i.e. the quotation marks cause the value to not display.

<?php echo($rsCatalog->getColumnVal("title")); ?>" />


Thanks for your help.

.---------------- UPDATE Problem Solved ----------------

I discovered that if I use single quotation marks (an apostrophe ) instead of ( " ) in certain code lines then I do not have the problem.

Old Example: <input type="text" name="title" id="title" size="50" value="<?php echo($rsCatalog->getColumnVal("title")); ?>" >

New Example: <input type="text" name="title" id="title" size="50" value='<?php echo($rsCatalog->getColumnVal("title")); ?>' >

or this

OLD: <a href="../upload/katalog/<?php echo($rsCatalog->getColumnVal("image")); ?>"
title="<?php echo($rsCatalog->getColumnVal("title")); ?>" >

NEW: <a href="../upload/katalog/<?php echo($rsCatalog->getColumnVal("image")); ?>"
title='<?php echo($rsCatalog->getColumnVal("title")); ?>' >

Thanks for your attention.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

another solution is to html encode the output using htmlentities:
http://php.net/htmlentities

<?php echo(htmlentitiesI($rsCatalog->getColumnVal("title"), ENT_QUOTES)); ?>

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