On 9/7/06, Chris at globet.com <Chris at globet.com> wrote: > Guys > > Thanks for the responses. I haven't had time to address this particular > problem any further, but I'll post if I find a solution. I understand > what you're saying, but I still don't see why ampersands would (or > should) be HTML encoded. Unfortunately I cannot change the string that > I'm using, as it comes from a database. I get the same issue whether or > not I use the string from the database or hard-code it as a string > literal. Chris: The thought is that it is *not* being treated as if it were HTML-encoded. It is being treated as a literal string. So, if you type "&", you will get "&" just as if you had typed "asdf" and got "asdf". -- Matt Warden Cleveland, OH, USA http://mattwarden.com This email proudly and graciously contributes to entropy.