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Replace characters from string

Posted on 2009-06-30
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Hi,
I'm rying to replace some special characters from a string before submittng to a DB, in particualr the ", I know I can use the replace command but cannot get this working for " with '

      MyComments = Request.Form("comments")
      MyComments = Replace(MyComments ,"""","'")
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Question by:sanjshah12
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by:sirbounty
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Try this:
chr(34) = "
chr(39) = '
MyComments = Request.Form("comments")
MyComments = Replace(MyComments ,chr(34),chr(39))
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by:sanjshah12
ID: 24745020
Thanks for the reply, I get an error with the script

Microsoft VBScript compilation error '800a0409'
Unterminated string constant
/AddComments.asp, line 39
chr(34) = "
-----------^

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sirbounty earned 125 total points
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Sorry those were comments...just the last two lines:
MyComments = Request.Form("comments")
MyComments = Replace(MyComments ,chr(34),chr(39))

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by:sanjshah12
ID: 24745099
Cool thanks - apologies about the comment - it was me being daft! thanks again!
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by:sirbounty
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No worries - glad I could help.  Thanx for the grade! :^)
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