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[eluser]Rob Corley[/eluser]

Apologies first if I am posting in the wrong place!

I am trying to pass a filename in the URL, so I am using urlencode to encode something like this:- name.ext/some folder name/

I then want to use the strings 'file name.ext' and 'some folder name' in the page controller. However codeigniter when I retrieve the URL string returns it with the . and the spaces as underscores:-


So I have no way to differentiate between the 2. (some filenames contain multiple dots so I can't just replace the 4th last character).

Many thanks in advance!