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    quick search/replace

    I'm trying to figure out a quick search and replace on one column of a table for any instance of "\'" with the hexadecimal apostrophe: '

    I tried this, but it didn't work:

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    UPDATE plantae SET common_name_english = replace(field,'[\\']','[&#39\;]');

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    The documentation doesn't specify that replace accepts a pattern type. You'll probably just want to use \\\' and replace with \'.
    Also, ensure you fix your code; PHP is notorious for this if you don't fix the magic quotes from corrupting the input.
    PHP Code:
    header('HTTP/1.1 420 Enhance Your Calm'); 
    Been gone for a few months, and haven't programmed in that long of a time. Meh, I'll wing it ;)

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    Cool... got it fixed.

    Yeah, I dumped in a bunch of content, and ended up with numerous slashes.

    Thanks!


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