Use mysql_error() to see the real error message from MySQL.  It's probably
related to the lack of single quotes around your string values in your
query.

-Rasmus

On Sun, 8 Apr 2001, Jonathan Underfoot wrote:

> I'm getting an Invalid Query error after inputting the following
>
> <connect to Server>
> <select DB>
>
> $sql_query = "UPDATE commentary SET com_num=$com_num, com_by=$com_by,
> com_band=$com_band, com_title=$com_title, com_release=$com_release,
> com_rating=$com_rating, com_body=$com_body, com_type=$com_type, WHERE
> com_num=$com_num";
> $result = mysql_query ($sql_query)
> or die ("Invalid query / error");
>
> This is all directly from a form. The variables are all valid.  I've tried
> making the query something like
> "UPDATE commentary SET com_release=test WHERE com_num=8" and even that
> dosen't work.
>
> Ideas?
>
> Thanx,
>
> -Jonathan Underfoot
>
>
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