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Old August 19th, 2010, 02:39 AM
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I've used literal controls from time to time, especially when I need to generate some custom HTML and don't want the <span> tags around it which a label would generate. But I've never run into unexpected behavior before, literal has always simply output the string I feed it.

I'm outputting a string to a literal control. The string contains several values concatenated. Here's a snippet of the output code in an abstract class.

outputString += "<" + classTagName + getAttributes() + "/>";

In my implemented class I've defined this variable in the constructor

classTagName = "input type='radio'";

So how on earth can this produce the output...

<input ...lots of attributes... type="radio" />

The single quotes have become double quotes and the the attributes have been spliced into the middle of my string variable. Obviously, this isn't going to kill me, but I would like to know what's going on. (Before I do something that will kill my program.)
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