Re: [htdig] Preventing htdig reading a $ in a template...

Subject: Re: [htdig] Preventing htdig reading a $ in a template...
From: Gilles Detillieux (
Date: Thu Apr 13 2000 - 10:22:59 PDT

According to James Rigg:
> Is there a way of escaping a $ in a template to prevent htdig thinking
> it is a command for it to process?
> I have a JavaScript in a page which refers to a URL and passes a $ as
> part of a parameter. htdig strips out the $ and then the page barfs a
> JavaScript error because the script has been tampered with...

Yes, you must precede it with a backslash: \$ will be taken as a literal $ .
We really should describe this better in hts_templates.html.

Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <>
Spinal Cord Research Centre       WWW:
Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba  Phone:  (204)789-3766
Winnipeg, MB  R3E 3J7  (Canada)   Fax:    (204)789-3930

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