$table = "some_junk";
$resultset=mysql_query("select blah ,blah from $table");

"Russ Michell" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
news:SIMEON.10112131209.A@k1c. anglia.ac.uk...
> Hi there everyone:
> I have a genericphp/MySQL search+retrival mechanism. Generic in that it
takes table names,
> fieldnames and fieldtypes as form lables and element names. However,
because of this I cannot
> hard-code my SQL queries as they need to be as generic (univerally useful)
as possible.
> I therefore have a lot of "SELECT * FROM <table_name>..." queries. However
I would like to be able
> to specify a particular column ('modified') to appear under specific
circumstances, somewhere along
> the lines of: "SELECT *,!modified FROM <table_name> .." I scanned TFM and
couldn't find anything
> specific to my problem. I have an incling this may not be as easy as I
think, so does anyone know
> of a bodge,kludge or workaround??
> Thanks for your time.
> Russ
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