On Fri, 2002-12-27 at 04:19, Ehab El Maraghy wrote:
> Hi everybody
> I have installed php4 and mysql on IIs winxp
> I am trying to retrieve a password and print it using a query which is
> written as followos
> $query2 = "select passwd from user where username = '$username'";
> $result = mysql_result($query2);
> echo "<center><B>Old Password was $result </B></center>";
> am I using mysql_result right or is there another function to print this
> password taking in consideration that it just prints "Old Password was" and
> that's it
If I'm not mistaken mysql_result() takes 3 arguments. try:

$select = "select passwd from user where username = '$username'";
$query2 = mysql_query($select);
//the zeroes being the position of row and column i.e. row0 and column 0
echo $result;


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