On Mon, 2009-06-01 at 12:53 +1000, Angus Mann wrote:
> Hi all. I realize this is more an HTML question than PHP but I'm sure someone 
> here can help.
> I have several forms with lots (dozens) of text inputs. If the user presses 
> the "Update" button I want the form handled by "update.php" but if they press 
> "Delete" it needs to be handled by "delete.php" or "add.php" and so-on 
> depending on the button they press.
> But when establishing the form I can only have <form method="POST" 
> action="delete.php"> or "add.php" or whatever.
> Is there a way to direct the content of the form do a different handler 
> depending on the button?
> I know I can use javascript to direct to a constructed URL and append 
> ?name=smith&address=hishouse&telephone=28376.....and so on but this is not 
> practical when there are dozens of entries....the URL becomes massive. I 
> prefer to use "POST" and then use PHP to extract the POST array.
> Any ideas?

Yes, have the form submit to the URL that presented the form. Have THAT
PHP script determine which button was clicked. Then delegate to the
appropriate handler function.

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