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Old January 22nd, 2011, 09:39 AM
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Hi there

I'm wanting to replace the " character in a string as it is terminating the string value in the outputted string.

How would I go about this?

I'm trying: <%=(replace(strproductname, chr(22),""")%>

but this is the wrong syntax and I'm not sure how to do it.

Can anyone help?

thanks

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Old January 22nd, 2011, 11:11 AM
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Hi there,

You can use something like this:

Dim test = "String""WithQuote"
test = Replace(test, """", "")

This replaces quotes with an empty string. Since a double quote has special meaning, you need to escape it with another double quote. Hence the four quotes, two to denote the start and end of the string and two more to represent the single instace you want to replace.

However, Server.HTMLEncode maybe mire suitable:

<%=Server.HTMLEncode(strproductname)%>


Cheers,

Imar
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