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#1 davehardyuk

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Posted 10 March 2006 - 02:21 PM

Hi guys, i have this code:

print "
<body marginheight=\"0\" marginwidth=\"0\" leftmargin=\"0\" rightmargin=\"0\">
<object id=\"MediaPlayer\" width=\"360\" height=\"69\" classid=\"CLSID:22D6F312-B0F6-11D0-94AB-0080C74C7E95\" type=\"application/x-oleobject\">
<param name=\"FileName\" Value=\"$fileid\">
<param name=\"ShowControls\" value=\"true\"><param name=\"ShowStatusBar\" value=\"true\">
<param name=\"ShowStatusBar\" value=\"true\"><param name=\"ShowDisplay\" value=\"false\">
<param name=\"autostart\" value=\"true\">
<EMBED SRC=\"$fileid\" WIDTH=\"360\" HEIGHT=\"69\" AUTOSTART=\"FALSE\" TYPE=\"audio/mpeg\"></EMBED> 
</object>";

Which pulls in a variable called $fileid.

The problem is, sometimes the fileid has an apostrophe in the filename and it can't be played.

Any ideas on how to get around it?

Thanks,

Dave

#2 craygo

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Posted 10 March 2006 - 02:32 PM

Use the addslashes function. you can call it before

$fileid2 = addslashes($fileid);

then use $fileid2 in the echo

<param name=\"FileName\" Value=\"$fileid2\">

you can also callit right in the echo but this seems easier

Ray








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