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11.14 _mysql_connector.MySQL.escape_string() Method


str = ccnx.escape_string(str_to_escape)

Uses the mysql_escape_string() C API function to create an SQL string that you can use in an SQL statement.

Raises a TypeError exception if the value does not have a Unicode, bytes, or (for Python 2) string type. Raises a MySQLError exception if the string could not be escaped.