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escaping special characters in Mysql for excel
Posted by: Ludwig Brincat
Date: April 24, 2014 01:38PM

Hi I am using mysql for excel to insert & edit data in a mysql table but I got a problem where the user enters some reserved characters in the excel table.

I know it is possible to escape these characters when writing mysql query s manually but how can I escape characters like ";'." in excel to be able to upload to db using mysql for excel?

below is the error I am receiving

MySQL Error 1064:
You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near 'z application ' IS NULL AND `features` IS NULL) OR `features`='### 7" (18 cm) TF' at line 1


Thanks,
Ludwig

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