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HTMLEncodeEx – Applies HTML encoding rules to the specified Text

HTMLEncodeEx – Applies HTML encoding rules to the specified Text

' Applies HTML encoding rules to the specified Text and returns the result'' Optionally specify if we're encoding a HREF link and the character' to use for encoding - the default is the standard ampersand' e.g. Server.HTMLEncode' i.e. Call MsgBox(HTMLEncodeEx("")) Public Function HTMLEncodeEx(ByVal Text As String, Optional ByVal vfHREFEncode _    As Boolean = False, Optional ByVal vstrAmpChar As String = "&") As String        Dim abytTokens() As Byte    Dim lngTotal As Long    Dim lngCount As Long    Dim astrReturn() As String    Dim strReturn As String        strReturn = Text        If Trim$(strReturn) <> "" Then        ' convert to an array        abytTokens = StrConv(Text, vbFromUnicode)                lngTotal = UBound(abytTokens)                ' dimension enough space for the return        ReDim astrReturn(lngTotal)                For lngCount = 0 To lngTotal            Select Case abytTokens(lngCount)                Case 32                    If vfHREFEncode Then                        astrReturn(lngCount) = "%20"                    Else                        astrReturn(lngCount) = vstrAmpChar & "nbsp;"                    End If                Case 34                    astrReturn(lngCount) = vstrAmpChar & "quot;"                Case 38                    astrReturn(lngCount) = vstrAmpChar & "amp;"                Case 60                    astrReturn(lngCount) = vstrAmpChar & "lt;"                Case 62                    astrReturn(lngCount) = vstrAmpChar & "gt;"                Case 32 To 127                    ' don't touch alphanumeric chars                    astrReturn(lngCount) = Chr$(abytTokens(lngCount))                Case Else                    astrReturn(lngCount) = vstrAmpChar & "#" & CStr(abytTokens _                        (lngCount)) & ";"            End Select        Next ' lngCount        strReturn = Join(astrReturn, "")            Erase astrReturn    End If        ' join the return tokens together    HTMLEncodeEx = strReturn    End Function'###################################'#'# This tip has been brought to you by www.omnisolvonline.com,'# makers of a host of software development, energy and information '# management tools.'#'###################################

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