> OK.  This sounds great, but now I am getting a completely different
> error message.
> You have an error in your SQL syntax near '-sys) VALUES('sn4265-turner')'
> line 1
> Here is the INSERT statement:
> $query = "INSERT INTO accounts (id-sys) VALUES('".$accnts[0]."')";
> Do I have to rename the column?  I would rather not if I can avoid
> it.  If I must, is this a problem with PHP or MySQL not understanding '-'
> a column name?  Thanks again.

Try putting backtics (not single quotes) around the column name.

$query = "INSERT INTO accounts (`id-sys`) VALUES ('".$accnts[0]."')";

if that don't work, you'll have to rename the column.

---John Holmes...

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