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<p class="level0"><a name="NAME"></a><h2 class="nroffsh">NAME</h2>
<p class="level0">curl_easy_escape - URL encodes the given string <a name="SYNOPSIS"></a><h2 class="nroffsh">SYNOPSIS</h2>
<p class="level0"><span Class="bold">#include &lt;curl/curl.h&gt;</span>
<p class="level0"><span Class="bold">char *curl_easy_escape( CURL * curl , char * url , int length );</span>
<p class="level0"><a name="DESCRIPTION"></a><h2 class="nroffsh">DESCRIPTION</h2>
<p class="level0">This function converts the given input string to an URL encoded string and returns that as a new allocated string. All input characters that are not a-z, A-Z, 0-9, '-', '.', '_' or '~' are converted to their "URL escaped" version (%NN where NN is a two-digit hexadecimal number).
<p class="level0">If the <span Class="bold">length</span> argument is set to 0 (zero), <a class="emphasis" href="./curl_easy_escape.html">curl_easy_escape(3)</a> uses strlen() on the input <span Class="bold">url</span> to find out the size.
<p class="level0">You must <a class="emphasis" href="./curl_free.html">curl_free(3)</a> the returned string when you're done with it. <a name="AVAILABILITY"></a><h2 class="nroffsh">AVAILABILITY</h2>
<p class="level0">Added in 7.15.4 and replaces the old <a class="emphasis" href="./curl_escape.html">curl_escape(3)</a> function. <a name="RETURN"></a><h2 class="nroffsh">RETURN VALUE</h2>
<p class="level0">A pointer to a zero terminated string or NULL if it failed. <a name="SEE"></a><h2 class="nroffsh">SEE ALSO</h2>
<p class="level0"><a class="manpage" href="./curl_easy_unescape.html">curl_easy_unescape (3)</a> <a class="manpage" href="./curl_free.html"> curl_free (3)</a> <span Class="manpage"> <a href="">RFC 2396</a></span> <p class="roffit">
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