Strings as URL Parameters
janschenkel at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 25 03:07:36 CST 2003
--- Dan Shafer <revdan at danshafer.com> wrote:
> What is the best way to attach a string as a
> parameter to a URL so that
> it gets sent in its entirety and isn't surrounded by
> quotation marks on
> the receiving end?
> I have a URL that looks sort of like:
> filename=test2.txt&text="This is some text"
> Typed into a browser, it works perfectly.
> Run from Revolution, only the first word of the text
> string appears as
> a value in file being created on the server.
> (Actually, the behavior of
> this whole thing out of Rev seems erratic to me but
> I haven't been able
> to nail down a pattern. If I could figure out how to
> do this one thing
> reliably, I could probably easily determine if
> there's a deeper
> underlying issue here.)
> I searched the archives but couldn't find any help.
> I'll appreciate any pointers or thoughts or even
> random ideas! So far,
> this feels like a Rev bug.
> Dan Shafer
Have a look at the Transcript Dictionary entry for the
URLEncode function ; this should automatically turn a
string into a valid URL. Example :
put URLEncode("Test string $$")
--> returns "Test+string+%24%24"
In you case, you should adapt your screipt a bit to
produce a URL of the form :
Hope this helped,
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