On Tuesday 07 January 2003 00:23, Mignon Hunter wrote:
> This is a variation to similar string earlier. Have been checking
> books, online manuals, suggestions here - tutorials and such.
> Having issues passing arrays in forms. I have been working on this a few
> days and am stuck. Am trying to pass cat and id with whatever
> checkbox user checks. cat works fine. My id is hidden and am not
> able to pass correctly. cat will display correct item on second page
> but idid just passes 12 (which is the number of initial items in the
> result from query) - or it will display 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11.
> Does anyone have suggestions. I have tried using submit hidden value
> among other variations...to no avail.
cat works because for each item 'in the array cat' you have a
corresponding checkbox. id doesn't work because you only have a single
hidden element. There are more than one to resolve this:
1) Have a hidden element for each id you need to pass:- id, id, etc.
2) Use sessions
3) Use serialize() on the array $id, this allows you to store the entire array
as a single hidden element. Then use unserialize() in comp_page4.php to
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