[Pmwiki-users] Removing speech marks et al.

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud
Sat Dec 18 15:15:35 CST 2004

On Sun, Dec 19, 2004 at 04:18:37AM +1300, Robin wrote:
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> More questions...
> How can I get the URL of a page as it is on the wiki? For example, I want the 
> URL of the PmWiki.TextFormattingRules page so that it can be loaded as a tab. 

$name = 'PmWiki.TextFormattingRules';
$url = FmtPageName('$PageUrl', $name);

> How can I slashify speechmarks (") that are in the text? XUL uses them as 
> boundries (you can't seem to do the <textbox>...</textbox> thing that HTML 
> does, it seems the content has to go in the value attribute).

If you're using double quotes around your HTML attributes, then the
double-quotes have to be HTML encoded.  The easy way to do this is:

   $str = str_replace('"', '&quot;', $str);

> This one is a bit OT, but maybe someone knows...how can I ensure that text 
> passed to a text box respects the newlines? Currently the text in the value 
> field in the source is suitably newlined, however in the actual window it's 
> one big line.

Ummm, there must be something strange happening there.  AFAIR, PmWiki
doesn't do anything special to get <textarea> to honor newlines.


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