[thelist] quote in variable

Daniel Kessler danielk at umd.edu
Tue May 15 12:32:54 CDT 2007

Oh I didn't realize I could escape the whole thing like that.


> Am I missing something?  You don't need to know what text will be in
> the variable in your example.  You're window.confirm statement is
> syntactically correct as it is, what your variable contains or where
> it came from is irrelevant at this point.
> <script>
>   var the_publication = "\"I've got a quote in me!\"";
>   var ticket_num = 1;
>   var answer = window.confirm("Would you like to delete the
> publication" + the_publication + "; #" + ticket_num + "?");
> </script>


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