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Escape function within VB.net

Does a javascript Escape equivalent function exist in vb.net which allows me to post a form that contains specials characters?
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Ivo StoykovCommented:
What about HttpServerUtility.UrlEncode? (There are samples in documentation)

HTH

Ivo Stoykov
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Jacques Bourgeois (James Burger)PresidentCommented:
VB does not use any type of escape character.

If you mean a Windows Form, there is no need for them anyway. Windows uses Unicode characters, so you can display anything you want.

You just have to select a font that has the characters you need.

In order to explore the characters available in a specific font and copy them to the clipboard in order to be able to paste them in your application, use the Character Map application that is provided with Windows. Simply call charmap in a command prompt.
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TheChosAuthor Commented:
I seem to be missing something and I'm sure it's an easy fix.  Below is what I have but receive errors with both attempts at the HttpServerUtility.UrlEncode answer.

Sample 1)
        Imports System.web

        Dim webClient As New System.Net.WebClient()
        Dim strDownload As String

        strDownload = "http://www.mystie.com/mypage.asp" _
            & "?ClientID=" & Trim(txtClientID.Text) _
            & "&CesNotes=" & Server.UrlEncode(txtNotes.Text)
        Dim content As String = webClient.DownloadString(strDownload)

Sample 2)
        Imports System.web

       Dim webClient As New System.Net.WebClient()
        Dim strDownload As String

        strDownload = "http://www.mystie.com/mypage.asp" _
            & "?ClientID=" & Trim(txtClientID.Text) _
            & "&CesNotes=" & HttpContext.Current.Server.UrlEncode(txtNotes.Text)
        Dim content As String = webClient.DownloadString(strDownload)
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TheChosAuthor Commented:
I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for TheChos's comment #a39764713

for the following reason:

Worked once I added the reference.  Thanks.
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TheChosAuthor Commented:
Worked once I added the reference.  thanks.
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