In my web project I have a large note field that should accept comments by the user. But I have found that some characters will not be accepted by SQL - one of those is the appostrophe "'". I also use a simple encryption routine that produces a lot of non-printable characters as the output and they too are sometimes rejected by SQL. I would think a text field should accept anything, but not true. My note field is very important and I cant limit what the user types in. How do a get around this problem?