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Substitute Code For An Apostrophe?


Hi,

I was wondering if anyone knew of some sort of substitution or exit code that I can use instead of an apostrophe. The code below crashes if the value of Combo1.text contains an apostrophe:

reportheaderdefault.RecordSource = "Select * from ReportHeader where reportname = 'default' and userName='" + Combo1.Text + "'"

Combo1.text is a name and therefore if someone's name has an apostrophe in it (eg. O'connor), the application crashes.

Can I substitute the apostrophe with something else or is there another way??

For example in XML if you wanted to use "<" in the data of an XML document instance, you could substitue it with "&lt;" so that it is not treated as the beginning of a tag.

Thanks in advance,
Ari




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