Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

How to echo image button in php

Posted on 2009-04-07
5
Medium Priority
?
1,555 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Want to echo this image button to my html page

echo "<div style='position:absolute; left:615; top:93; cursor:hand;'>
<img src='images_user_progress/up_back_n.gif'  onMouseOver='src='images_user_progress/up_back_o.gif'' onMouseOut='src='images_user_progress/up_back_n.gif''  border='0' onClick='back_to_user_progress();'>
</div> ";

The reason why they are all single quotes is because my understanding is that when using echo "  ";, then everything inside must be single quotes. Of course my code above does not work because of

onMouseOver='src='images_user_progress/up_back_o.gif''

which should of course really be

onMouseOver="src='images_user_progress/up_back_o.gif'"


which would work. Is there a way to get round this? thanks
echo "<div style='position:absolute; left:615; top:93; cursor:hand;'>
<img src='images_user_progress/up_back_n.gif'  onMouseOver='src='images_user_progress/up_back_o.gif'' onMouseOut='src='images_user_progress/up_back_n.gif''  border='0' onClick='back_to_user_progress();'>
</div> ";

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:RupertA
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 39

Accepted Solution

by:
Roger Baklund earned 1000 total points
ID: 24087636
There are several ways to get around this. You can split it in several echo statements, or prepend " characters with a backslash within the double quotes:
echo "<div style='position:absolute; left:615; top:93; cursor:hand;'>
<img src='images_user_progress/up_back_n.gif'  onMouseOver=\"src='images_user_progress/up_back_o.gif';\" onMouseOut=\"src='images_user_progress/up_back_n.gif'\"  border='0' onClick='back_to_user_progress();'>
</div> ";
 
# You can also use apostrophes for the outer string, and escape those with backslashes:
 
echo '<div style="position:absolute; left:615; top:93; cursor:hand;">
<img src="images_user_progress/up_back_n.gif" onMouseOver="src=\'images_user_progress/up_back_o.gif\';" onMouseOut="src=\'images_user_progress/up_back_n.gif\'"  border="0" onClick="back_to_user_progress();">
</div> ';

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 9

Assisted Solution

by:LinuxNubb
LinuxNubb earned 1000 total points
ID: 24087671
You can also escape all double quotes inside your double quote string, example:

echo "< img src=\"img.gif\"";
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:LinuxNubb
ID: 24087684
Sorry, cxr, I missed your escapted double quotes.  Points to CXR!
0
 
LVL 39

Expert Comment

by:Roger Baklund
ID: 24087834
Another possible syntax, without backslashes:
echo '<div style="position:absolute; left:615; top:93; cursor:hand;">'.
     '<img src="images_user_progress/up_back_n.gif" '.
          'onMouseOver="src='."'images_user_progress/up_back_o.gif'".'" '.
          'onMouseOut="src='."'images_user_progress/up_back_n.gif'".'"  '.
          'border="0" onClick="back_to_user_progress();">'.
     '</div>';

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:RupertA
ID: 24088010
thanks guys!

I went with \ before the double quotes. Works fine.
0

Featured Post

What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Preface This is the third article about the EE Collaborative Login Project. A Better Website Login System (http://www.experts-exchange.com/A_2902.html) introduces the Login System and shows how to implement a login page. The EE Collaborative Logi…
Password hashing is better than message digests or encryption, and you should be using it instead of message digests or encryption.  Find out why and how in this article, which supplements the original article on PHP Client Registration, Login, Logo…
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…
In this fifth video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFdetach utility, which is able to list and, more importantly, extract attachments that are embedded in PDF files. It does this via a command line interface, making it suitable …
Suggested Courses

610 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question