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XML negating a quote

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I Am trying to insert into a tables using XML, But i get a error because the value of one of the xml elements has a single  quote ( < tablename   notes = " 2000.00 rec'd from......" /> ) how do i negate the single quote.
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Question by:afentonjm
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Hi afentonjm,

Double it, SQL will interpret two successive ' ('') as a single quote and store the single quote but will not generate an error.

Tim Cottee
Brainbench MVP for Visual Basic
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by:Thandava Vallepalli
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Hello,

Use    XML Entity  reference in place of single quote.   i.e  "&#39;".  

Now your new syntax looks like ......

( < tablename   notes = " 2000.00 rec&#39;d from......" /> )



All the best,
V.Thadnava Krishna.
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