Must have been a missing semi-colon it works now.  Thanks.

echo $Action;
if ($Action == "Submit")
   { echo " Process form"; }
   { echo " Do Nothing"; }

<form method="Post" action="self.php">
<input type="text" name="Var1" maxlength="20">
<input type="submit" name="Action" value="Submit">

Cc Zona wrote:

> In article <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>,
>  [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Phantom) wrote:
> > In PHP I have tried
> >
> > if ($Action == "Submit")  but I get a parse error in that statement.
> > What am I doing wrong?  Thank you.  I did an echo $Action to confirm
> > that it's value is Submit.
> If the variable is set as you've confirmed, then that should work. If PHP
> is reporting a parse error with that line number, note that the lines where
> PHP stopped parsing isn't necessarily the line where the bad code resides.
> Try checking back a few lines; you may have left off a semi-colon or
> somesuch.  Another idea: check that the variable's length is the expected 5
> chars; maybe there's some trailing whitespace that's causing the comparison
> to fail (trim() is handy for avoiding this gotcha).  If neither of those
> solve the problem, try re-posting with a larger code snippet.
> --
> CC

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