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addcslashes

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

addcslashesQuote string with slashes in a C style

Opis

string addcslashes ( string $str , string $charlist )

Returns a string with backslashes before characters that are listed in charlist parameter.

Parametry

str

The string to be escaped.

charlist

A list of characters to be escaped. If charlist contains characters \n, \r etc., they are converted in C-like style, while other non-alphanumeric characters with ASCII codes lower than 32 and higher than 126 converted to octal representation.

When you define a sequence of characters in the charlist argument make sure that you know what characters come between the characters that you set as the start and end of the range.

<?php
echo addcslashes('foo[ ]''A..z');
// output:  \f\o\o\[ \]
// All upper and lower-case letters will be escaped
// ... but so will the [\]^_`
?>
Also, if the first character in a range has a higher ASCII value than the second character in the range, no range will be constructed. Only the start, end and period characters will be escaped. Use the ord() function to find the ASCII value for a character.
<?php
echo addcslashes("zoo['.']"'z..A');
// output:  \zoo['\.']
?>

Be careful if you choose to escape characters 0, a, b, f, n, r, t and v. They will be converted to \0, \a, \b, \f, \n, \r, \t and \v. In PHP \0 (NULL), \r (carriage return), \n (newline), \f (form feed), \v (vertical tab) and \t (tab) are predefined escape sequences, while in C all of these are predefined escape sequences.

Zwracane wartości

Returns the escaped string.

Rejestr zmian

Wersja Opis
5.2.5 The escape sequences \v and \f were added.

Przykłady

charlist like "\0..\37", which would escape all characters with ASCII code between 0 and 31.

Przykład #1 addcslashes() example

<?php
$escaped 
addcslashes($not_escaped"\0..\37!@\177..\377");
?>

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natNOSPAM at noworrie dot NO_SPAM dot com
12 years ago
I have found the following to be much more appropriate code example:

<?php
$escaped
= addcslashes($not_escaped, "\0..\37!@\@\177..\377");
?>

This will protect original, innocent backslashes from stripcslashes.
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phpcoder at cyberpimp dot pimpdomain dot com
9 years ago
If you are using addcslashes() to encode text which is to later be decoded back to it's original form, you MUST specify the backslash (\) character in charlist!

Example:

<?php
  $originaltext
= 'This text does NOT contain \\n a new-line!';
 
$encoded = addcslashes($originaltext, '\\');
 
$decoded = stripcslashes($encoded);
 
//$decoded now contains a copy of $originaltext with perfect integrity
 
echo $decoded; //Display the sentence with it's literal \n intact
?>

If the '\\' was not specified in addcslashes(), any literal \n (or other C-style special character) sequences in $originaltext would pass through un-encoded, but then be decoded into control characters by stripcslashes() and the data would lose it's integrity through the encode-decode transaction.
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Johannes
6 years ago
Be carefull with adding the \ to the list of encoded characters. When you add it at the last position it encodes all encoding slashes. I got a lot of \\\ by this mistake.

So always encode \ at first.
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glitchmr at myopera dot com
1 year ago
If you need JS escaping function, use json_encode() instead.
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stein at visibone dot com
6 years ago
addcslashes() treats NUL as a string terminator:

   assert("any"  === addcslashes("any\0body", "-"));

unless you order it backslashified:

   assert("any\\000body" === addcslashes("any\0body", "\0"));

(Uncertain whether this should be declared a bug or simply that addcslashes() is not binary-safe, whatever that means.)
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ruben at intesys dot it
10 years ago
jsAddSlashes for XHTML documents:

<?php
header
("Content-type: text/xml");

print <<<EOF
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<html>
<head>
<script type="text/javascript">

EOF;

function
jsAddSlashes($str) {
   
$pattern = array(
       
"/\\\\/"  , "/\n/"    , "/\r/"    , "/\"/"    ,
       
"/\'/"    , "/&/"     , "/</"     , "/>/"
   
);
   
$replace = array(
       
"\\\\\\\\", "\\n"     , "\\r"     , "\\\""    ,
       
"\\'"     , "\\x26"   , "\\x3C"   , "\\x3E"
   
);
    return
preg_replace($pattern, $replace, $str);
}

$message = jsAddSlashes("\"<Hello>\",\r\n'&World'\\!");

print <<<EOF
alert("$message");
</script>
</head>
<body>
<h1>Hello, World!</h1>
</body>
</html>

EOF;
?>
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Anonymous
11 years ago
<?php
function jsaddslashes($s)
{
$o="";
$l=strlen($s);
for(
$i=0;$i<$l;$i++)
{
 
$c=$s[$i];
  switch(
$c)
  {
   case
'<': $o.='\\x3C'; break;
   case
'>': $o.='\\x3E'; break;
   case
'\'': $o.='\\\''; break;
   case
'\\': $o.='\\\\'; break;
   case
'"'$o.='\\"'; break;
   case
"\n": $o.='\\n'; break;
   case
"\r": $o.='\\r'; break;
   default:
  
$o.=$c;
  }
}
return
$o;
}

?>
<script language="javascript">
document.write("<? echo jsaddslashes('<h1 style="color:red">hello</h1>'); ?>");
</script>

output :

<script language="javascript">
document.write("\x3Ch1 style=\"color:red\"\x3Ehello\x3C/h1\x3E");
</script>
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