Hi all,

I'm having problems getting my multi-select list populated from a mysql
table. There is a table called categories with 2 columns (id and category).
I want to get all the items (category) and list them in the multi-select
list box.

This is the code I have so far:

$sql = "SELECT category FROM categories";

$result = mysql_query($sql, $connection);

//Try This instead of the while statement
foreach($result as $row) {
        echo '<OPTION VALUE="' . $row['category'] . '">' . $row['category'];
echo '</select>';

while ($row = mysql_fetch_array($result)) {
   $id = $row['id'];
   $category = $row['category'];
   $category_list .= "$category";

<select name=category_list_array[] multiple size=10>
for ($i=0; $i<count($category_list); $i++) {
  <option value=<?=$category_list[$i]?>><?=$category_list[$i]?></option>


Now, if I echo $category_list to the page I can see I have the correct data,
I just can't get it into the list box. I've seem to hit a wall on any
different ways to try and make this work. What am I doing wrong?



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