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String replace function with single quote

Dean Reedy
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Joined: Sep 10, 2001
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My problem is I understand how a replace function works with the Strings. My problem is I have string with single quotes ', and I need to change them to two single quotes '', because I need to insert them into a database. How can I do this using the replace function.
Shivaji Marathe
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Joined: Jan 11, 2002
Posts: 203
I think you can try to use the escape character like so "\'".
Let me know if this works
Steve Deadsea
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Joined: Dec 03, 2001
Posts: 125
The replace function in String only works with single characters. You can use a better replace function such as the one that I've written in my StringHelper:
http://ostermiller.org/utils/StringHelper.html
 
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