Function Reference


Fast escapes a string or number for use as TEXT in SQLite statements

#include <SQLite.au3>
_SQLite_FastEscape ( $sString )


$sString string to escape

Return Value

Success: an escaped string.
Failure: an empty string and sets the @error flag to non-zero.
@error: 1 - Data is not a string or a numeric


The escaped string is wrapped with single quotes.
For example "It's a fine day" is turned into "'It''s a fine day'".
For binary data use _SQLite_Encode().
For numeric values to be stored as such, use simple concatenation.


_SQLite_Encode, _SQLite_Escape


#include <SQLite.au3>
#include <SQLite.dll.au3>

ConsoleWrite("_SQLite_LibVersion=" & _SQLite_LibVersion() & @CRLF)
Local $sTestString, $i, $aRow
For $i = 1 To 32 * 1024 ; a large number of characters in Unicode plane 0
        $sTestString &= ChrW($i)
_SQLite_Exec(-1, "CREATE TABLE test (a text);")
_SQLite_Exec(-1, "INSERT INTO test VALUES (" & _SQLite_FastEscape($sTestString) & ")")
_SQLite_QuerySingleRow(-1, "SELECT a FROM test;", $aRow)
If $aRow[0] == $sTestString Then ConsoleWrite("! identical !" & @CRLF)