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Old March 5th, 2004, 01:52 PM
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Hi there

I'm trying to replace the ' character in a string and it's not working and I don't know why: here's what I'm using

<%=Replace(strProductShort, "'", "''")%>

and here it is in situ:

<a href="#" onClick="javascript:window.open('pop_product.asp?I mage=<%=strImage%>&Alt=<%=Replace(strProductShort, "'", "''")%>', '_product','scrollbars=no,resizable=no,width=600,h eight=402')">

the error message is:

Expected ')'

The reason it appears is because there is a ' character in the string input in the database i.e adam's

Not sure how to fix it if the above is not working.


thanks

Adam
 
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In javascript to escape a single quote(') you use \' not ''.




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