in you print statement you have ?lastname=%s, shouldn't that be '$s'
denoting a variable being passed? Try that out.
gl -- Seth
Matthew Crouch wrote:
> this bit from my index page is giving me 2 headaches:
> 1. it isn't passing anything into the URL
> 2. the page that gets called ("name.php") sits and tries to load
> forever. it looks like it's even filling up my hard drive with data (?!)
> Note: it does this (#2) even if I type in the URL with a variable and
> value, like "name.php?lastname=smith"
> printf ("<form method=\"post\" action=\"name.php?lastname=%s\">",
> <div align="center">
> <input type="Text" name="lastname" size="75">
> <input type="Submit" name="submit" value="Search for Last Name">
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