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#1 dub27

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Posted 04 March 2006 - 05:04 PM

I have searched and searched and tried and tried...

Can anyone provide assistance with a script as follows:

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Search and Replace using ereg_replace
Search on '\141' that is with a backslash in the search variable
Result to 'a' that is alphanumeric replacement

The ereg_replace is removing the backslash in the search retrieval but is placing a backslash in the search replace e.g. '\a'

I have tried using single quotes, double quotes, many variations but cannot find a reg_replace expression to remove the backslash and not include in the result search.

Any help would be very much appreciated.

Dub

#2 Hooker

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Posted 04 March 2006 - 05:23 PM

have you tried working with:
stripslashes()
instead? it sounds like it'd be perfect for you.

#3 dub27

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Posted 06 March 2006 - 10:17 AM

Thank you for your help... yes, tried stripslashes...




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