Namestripcslashes — Converts C-style escape sequences to their literal values and strips leading backslashes.
stripcslashes() converts C-style escape sequences\\, \a,\b,\f,\n,\r, \t,\v, and\x hh hex and \ ooo octal character escape sequences) to their literal equivalents. Additionally, it strips the backslash from escape sequences that it doesn't recognize.
<?php $quote = '"The only processes that we can rely on indefinitely are cyclical;\n' . ' all linear processes must eventually come to an end."\n' . '\t\t\t--Karl-Henrick Roberts'; echo "Before stripcslashes:\n$quote\n\n"; echo "After stripcslashes:\n", stripcslashes($quote); ?> Output: Before stripcslashes: "The only processes that we can rely on indefinitely are cyclical;\n all linear processes must eventually come to an end.\n"\t\t\t--Karl-Henrick Roberts After stripcslashes: "The only processes that we can rely on indefinitely are cyclical; all linear processes must eventually come to an end." --Karl-Henrick Roberts
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