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Prototype escapeHTML() Method


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This method converts HTML special characters to their entity equivalents.

Syntax:

string.escapeHTML();

Return Value:

  • Returns a string

Example:

<html>
<head>
<title>Prototype examples</title>
<script type="text/javascript" 
   src="/javascript/prototype.js">
</script>
<script>

function showResult(){

  var str = '<div class="article">This is an article</div>';

  alert( str.escapeHTML() );
}

</script>
</head>

<body>

  <p>Click the button to see the result.</p>
  <br />
  <br />
  <input type="button" value="Result" onclick="showResult();"/>

</body>
</html>

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