2009/2/17 PJ <af.gour...@videotron.ca>:
> Dotan Cohen wrote:
>>>> So put it all in one place:
>>>> <?php
>>>> include "path.inc";
>>>> print"<a href=\"$path/dir/file.php\">";
>>>> ?>
>>>> Full URLs don't break when users save the pages to disk.
>>> That would be fine if the pages weren't being crafted in Dreamweaver,
>>> where inserting links like that is a pain.
>> For that you'd have to ask on the Dreamweaver list. I don't really
>> like those tools.
> I hope I'm not out of place here, but I have a problem that seems to be
> related.
> I am using some include statements for page headers with the pages in
> various directories on the site. The problem is this... if I put
> relative statements in the page (header.php) like ../images/file.jpg and
> ../file.php etc, if the page into which I include header.php is not in
> the top level directory, the links do not work and I have to copy
> header.php to header1.php and change the references to /images otherwise
> images are not displayed and links to not work in href.
> e.g.:
> 1.  top level file books.php
> include ("lib/db1.php");    // Connect to database
> include ("header1.php");
> 2. subdirectory: /authors/a.php
> include "../header.php";
> I thought that using referencing the top level of the directory tree
> (../) would work form anywhere within the tree?
> Am I the victim of my own misconceptions here?
> TIA to set me straight.

Personally I always include files relative to my current location
using the following...

    include dirname(__FILE__).'/lib/db1.php';

That way it doesn't matter how INI vars are set up and I don't need to
fanny around with setting them at runtime.



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