thankyou that seemed to work well.

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From: "Jason Wong" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Tuesday, December 17, 2002 9:32 PM
Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] random select


> On Tuesday 17 December 2002 18:46, Bruce Levick wrote:
> > Bruce Levick - VivamotionI was curious as to what is the best way to
select
> > a random row from a table in my database.
> >
> > I have currently five rows and will be expanding on that as well. I have
> > tried this code.
> >
> > ########################################################################
> > //retrieve random row
> > <?php
> >  $rndm = mysql_query("SELECT * FROM Illustrations ORDER BY RAND() LIMIT
>
> You need to use one of the mysql_fetch_*() functions. Details and examples
in
> manual.
>
> >  but am not getting anything when output with PHP in a browser. I am
> > working off localhost on a WINXP machine. PHP 4.2.2.
>
>
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