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replace / with \

Posted on 2013-02-04
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replace
/
with
\

'C:\Mail-Backup\2012\1\2\'

so I can href a local link  

note that the
\
may need to be escaped
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Question by:rgb192
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$result = str_replace("\\", "/", $original);

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http://php.net/manual/en/function.str-replace.php
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by:Ray Paseur
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There is a context-aware, predefined PHP constant for the "right kind" of slash.  It is DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR.
http://php.net/manual/en/dir.constants.php
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by:rgb192
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one answer is what I asked for, another provided more information to get to the root directory of the problem
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