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#1 jesse8771

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Posted 01 July 2006 - 08:02 AM

I have a query string coming over as
send.php?urlstr=user%3DJESSE%2520REYES

when I put this into a variable to use I get the following:

$myVar = $_GET['urlstr'];
echo $myVar;
(echos the following: user=JESSE%20REYES)


I need to utilize the name JESSE REYES
how do I capture this value in another php variable???
something like so?

$user = ($myVar($_GET['user']));

So in essence I am trying to get a value from a url string inside a url string?

??????????????????????????????????

Thanks for your help
J

#2 heckenschutze

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Posted 01 July 2006 - 08:09 AM

eg,

A link:
<?php
echo "<a href=\"send.php?user=" . urlencode("JESSE YES") . "\">My Link</a>";
?>

Send.PHP:
<?php
$strMyVar = urldecode($_GET["user"]);
echo $strMyVar;
?>

If I understood your question properly, that should be your solution.

#3 .josh

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Posted 01 July 2006 - 08:16 AM

actually i think he means the opposite:

urldecode($variable);
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#4 jesse8771

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Posted 01 July 2006 - 08:53 PM

that would be fine if I only had one $_GET statement to make... I apologize if it was in somehow difficult to understand. 

URL String is malformed but is this....
...send.php?urlstr=user%3DJESSE%2520REYES

(Not this....
...send.php?user=JESSE%20REYES)

*same question still applies...




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