$order="time desc";
$sql="SELECT * from $table ORDER BY $order LIMIT 0,5" or die ("Cant do sql
$sql");;

that would get the latest news sorted on the time.

Neil

----- Original Message -----
From: Dave Carrera <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2002 5:54 PM
Subject: [PHP-DB] Selct & show certain num records ?


> Hi All
>
> I know this has been covered here before but can someone please remind
> me how to selct just the 5 latest records in my db and show them in list
> form.
>
> Just like phpbuilder.com dose
>
> I thank you in advance for repeating this information.
>
> Dave C :-)
>
>
>
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