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What to do when you run out of parameter notations? ie. " and '

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#1 phpfreak101

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Posted 26 July 2006 - 01:36 AM

Okay.. what do i do in a situation such as this..

Lets say you echo an HTML tag and inside the "onclick event, you want to call a javascript function and pass a variable to it.

you end up like this
echo "<a href='blah.com' onclick = 'function(
Now this is where i'm stuck if i use ' it closes my onclick block of code and if i use " it closes my echo block of code

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Posted 26 July 2006 - 01:47 AM

escape quotes somewhere in the string, e.g. echo "<a href=\"blah.com\" ...
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#3 Joe Haley

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Posted 26 July 2006 - 02:01 AM

echo <<<END
This uses the "here document" syntax to output
multiple lines with $variable interpolation. Note
that the here document terminator must appear on a
line with just a semicolon. no extra whitespace!

Will also work.
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