[Baypiggies] Html encoding question
joshua.gallagher at gmail.com
Thu Jun 7 16:01:53 CEST 2007
If you want the string 'where x < z*5, and x > z+2' to show up as
text, you could also put it within the <pre></pre> html tags.
sampleCode = '<pre>' + 'where x < z*5, and x > z+2' + '</pre>'
All the best,
On 6/7/07, Shannon -jj Behrens <jjinux at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/7/07, Ken Seehart <ken at seehart.com> wrote:
> > Is there a handy function somewhere that converts a string so that the
> > result will display as plain text in an html document? Somewhat
> > analogous to urlencode but not exactly.
> > So for example
> > >>> html_str_encode('where x < z*5, and x > z+2')
> > 'where x < z*5, and x > z+2'
> > I'm pretty sure I've seen this before, but I just can't seem to find it
> > today. Maybe I just need more coffee.
> > Thanks,
> > - Ken
> >>> import cgi
> >>> cgi.escape('where x < z*5, and x > z+2')
> 'where x < z*5, and x > z+2'
> It's more simple than complete, but it works for the standard stuff.
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