> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Chip Wiegand [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > Sent: Sunday, 18 August 2002 7:08 AM
> > To: phpdb
> > Subject: [PHP-DB] oddity with insert multiple input fields to multiple
> > tables
> >
> >
> >
> > I have a web page interface to a mysql database. In this web page I have
> > about a dozen form input fields. On submit these are submitted to
> > multiple tables, a differant table for each input field. If I leave any
> > fields blank, and insert only some of the fields, the database will
> > insert an empty row to all the effected tables that didn't have any data
> > from the input fields.
> >
> >
> > I have another page that generates graphs from the tables, the empty
> > rows show up as breaks in the graphs lines, if I manually delete all the
> > empty rows the graphs work fine.
> >
> >
> >
> > What do I need to do to prevent these empty rows from being written to
> > the tables?

You have to check them before inserting.

  if ($value !== "") {
    insert_value();
  }

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Jason Wong -> Gremlins Associates -> www.gremlins.com.hk
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