Thanks to both responses.  In fact, it decided to work once I put 0 in the
cell that 1 was to be added to!  It seems it got it started..  1+NULL=?

-----Original Message-----
From: Matt Schroebel [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
Sent: 13 August 2003 15:48
To: Dillon, John; [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Subject: RE: [PHP-DB] adding integer to field in query

Dillon, John <mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]>  wrote on Wednesday, August
13, 2003 10:24 AM:

> How do you add a number to a field within the query, ie
> without having to
> extract?  Eg
> $query="UPDATE Choice SET visits=(visits+1) WHERE ID='$thisID'";
> is the above "visits=(visits+1)" legal, cos it doesn't work
> at the moment?

It's executing right?  Echo out your query statement and see what you're
asking for.

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