brother that was it!!!! at least as far as putting a query_string variable into a sql statement.
thx!!!! I'll have to see how it works regarding if-else clauses -gil > -----Original Message----- > From: Matt Matijevich [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2004 3:53 PM > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: RE: [PHP-DB] using query_strings in sql > > > <snip> > WHAT DOESN'T HAPPEN is that the query_string values DO NOT trump the > default > variables. > > so query_string = ?class=X§ion=Y&order=ASC > > I can't input these variables : $class,$section,$order into the SQL > statement > > SELECT * > FROM classes > WHERE section=$section > ORDER BY $class $order > </snip> > > I am getting in really late in this disussion so I apologize if I am > off base here but if you have register_globals off > > $section, $class, and $order wont get set. > > try this: > $section = $_GET['section']; > $class = $_GET['class']; > $order = $_GET['order']; > > -- > PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php