[LON-CAPA-dev] Re: [LON-CAPA-cvs] cvs: loncom /interface lonspreadsheet.pm

Guy Albertelli II lon-capa-dev@mail.lon-capa.org
Mon, 2 Dec 2002 16:59:49 -0500 (EST)

Hi All,

>   Bugfix for escaping of special characters.  < and > must be
>   translated to &lt; and &gt; before & is translated to &amp;
>   because the code gets unescaped by the browser twice.  This
>   current version works for cells like:

Please don't do HTML Entity encoding by hand.

There is a routine for doing this:

use HTML::Entities();

my $encoded=&Html::Entities::encode($string_to_go_to_browser);

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