Shawn McKenzie wrote:
> PJ wrote:
>> I'm sure this has been hashed over and over on the web, only I can't
>> find anything that makes sense or the explanations given have been
>> erroneous.
>> This is what I am trying:
>> <select name="($categoriesIN).'[]'" multiple>
>>     <OPTION>Choose Categories...</option>
>>         <OPTION VALUE="1">History
>>         <OPTION VALUE="2">Temples
>>         <OPTION VALUE="3">Pharaohs and Queens
>>         <OPTION VALUE="4">Cleopatra
>>         <OPTION VALUE="5">Mummies
>>     </SELECT>
>> for ($i = 0; $i < count($_POST['categoriesIN']); $i++)
>> echo  $categoriesIN[$i];
>> OR SHOULD IT BE: <select name="$categoriesIN[]" multiple size="5">
>> BUT NEITHER WORKS. I have tried print_r, while, and other off the wall
>> stuff I found on the Weird Warped Web! It's unreal how much crap there
>> is out there... :-(
>> I understood that the input from a select dropdown box was an array...
>> OK, so how do I retrieve the array and verify what was entered? I
>> suppose if I could verify, then I should be able to retrieve and INSERT etc.
>> As I delve deeper into this the more I know the "horseman knew her" ...  :-)
>> Please elucidate, enlighten me from my erring ways ...
> Just like the last time you asked this, you need to use:
> <select name="categoriesIN[]" multiple>
> Then it would be easy to:
> foreach ($categoriesIN as $category) {
>       echo $category;
> }


foreach ($_POST['categoriesIN'] as $category) {
        echo $category;


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