Thanks for all your helpful suggestions. It turns out I was limiting the
array myself by setting a temporary table column definition to varchar(255).
I have been overlooking it all this time. I feel so stupid. Thanks again for
trying to help me.

Paul

"Paul Burney" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
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> on 7/30/02 10:34 AM, Paul Worthington at [EMAIL PROTECTED] appended the
> following bits to my mbox:
>
> > I'm using this PHP code, very simple and straightforward, to select two
> > columns into an array and then display the results in an HTML table:
> >
............................................................................
.
> > ...................................
> > $db = mysql_connect("localhost", "user1");
> > mysql_select_db("testdb",$db);
> > $sql = "SELECT * FROM tmp ORDER BY Name";
> > $result = mysql_query($sql,$db);
> >
> > echo "<TABLE>\n";
> > echo "<TR>\n<TH>Place Name</TH>\n<TH>Description</TH>\n</TR>\n";
> > while ($myrow = mysql_fetch_array($result)) {
> > printf("<TR><TD>%s</TD><TD>%s</TD></TR>\n", $myrow[Name],
> > $myrow[txtSWDesc1]);
> > }
> > echo "</TABLE>\n";
> >
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.
> > ................................
> > What happens is I'm only getting the first 256 characters of txtSWDesc1
> > displayed in my table. I am assuming the problem is in
>
> Are you sure that the printf() function can take more than 256 characters
of
> input?  Since you are only outputting strings, printf isn't really
necessary
> so you can use the echo command instead.
>
> Also, though this probably isn't the reason, you should quote your key
> names.
>
> while ($myrow = mysql_fetch_array($result)) {
>     echo '<tr><td>',$myrow['Name'],'</td>';
>     echo '<td>',$myrow['txtSWDesc1'],'</td></tr>';
> }
>
> HTH.
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Paul Burney
> <http://paulburney.com/>
>
> <?php
>     while ($self != "asleep") {
>         $sheep_count++;
>     }
> ?>
>
>



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