Using # and " in ColdFusion query gives error

I am trying to insert the following string in my DB using CF query: Aman#30 is "OK"

But I get the error "Invalid construct: Either argument or name is missing."

On further investigation I found that this happens only if I use # or " in the string.

Any suggestions on how to resolve this issue?


You'll most likely need to escape the pound-sign and the quotes. For example:

<CFSET yourstring = "Aman##30 is ""OK""" />

<CFQUERY result="qRes" datasource="#yourDSN#">
  INSERT INTO `yourtable`
  (<CFQUERYPARAM value="#yourstring#" cfsqltype="cf_sql_varchar" />)

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