Without more detail about your code, my first guess would be your
register_globals setting in php.ini. In PHP 4.2.x it's set to OFF which
means you have to refer to your variables like this example:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brendan Flynn [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Monday, September 30, 2002 2:45 PM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: [PHP-DB] variable names
> I have installed PHP4 with Apache support - the phpinfo works
> fine and I am
> able to write PHP code to display a timetable from a MYSQL
> database. However
> I cannot add or use the command insert when trying to add information.
> I have done a few tests and when I run the same scripts with
> the values
> already inputted the database is updated.
> i.e.. instead of asking the user for the values, I inset them
> as follows
> INSERT values $DNTable VALUES ('', 'crap', '555-555'); - and
> this works fine
> and database is auto-incrementated. NOW if I replace 'crap'
> with $name or
> $phone the database is updated BUT the values are blank.
> ie. database
> id name phone
> Now I wrote a basic script that just displays the values
> inputted by a user
> and they appear blank as well?
> Any ideas?
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