could you perhaps save the contents directly into a file, then read the file into the database?
I know for a fact (http://www.dentedreality.com.au/webpad/) that you can use a textarea to pump more info than that into a file, but haven't tried doing it straight into a database. HTH Beau // -----Original Message----- // From: John Hughes [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] // Sent: Wednesday, 17 April 2002 3:03 PM // To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] // Subject: [PHP-DB] Limitations on sending text to a database via text // area forms // // // I am attempting to build a Web site that will allow users to // create simple // text documents that will be stored in a database. I had been // assuming I // could use a textarea form and have PHP pass it to a mySQL database. // However, when I attempted to send a 393 word (2,216 // characters) text block, // the browser (I.E. 6) refused to move. I got no error or // other indication of // trouble. When I cut the text down under 275 words (1,531 // characters), the // form was allowed to be submitted, stored and retrievable // // Is this the limit on passing textarea form fields? // // And more to point of this mailing list, what alternatives // might I use to // circumvent this limit? // // I need to keep the creation of these documents as simple as possible. // Anything more than copying and pasting is going to cause // trouble more me. // // John Hughes // // // -- // PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) // To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php // -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php