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I have created a form which pulls info from a mysql db, allowing user to edit the details by overtyping but I am tearing my hair out with a problem I am getting when the user enters an apostrophe. I will try to illustrate with a few select lines of code first.Form page code excerpt:

Code:
<form method="post" action="admin_confirm_edit.php">
<textarea name="newmaindesc" cols="70" rows="10"><?php echo $row[6]; ?>

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