Hi Al. While we are on topic, what are the key differences between include() & require() ?
Cheers Scott ----- Original Message ----- From: "Martin Wickman" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Monday, January 14, 2002 3:40 PM Subject: [PHP] Re: Passing variables with include() > Imar De Vries wrote: > > > Imar De Vries wrote: > > > > > >>- Including remote files *is* possible. The php manual does not mention this > >>does not work, and when I add the variable to the call (include > >>..../calculate_drivers?serie_id=3.php) the code is processed perfectly. The > >>thing is, I can not pass the variable with the call, because it's value is > >>determined by the form field. I could use a switch statement of course, but > >>that adds a lot more text to the code. > >> > > > > I just changed the code to (include > > .../calculate_drivers?serie_id=$serie_id.php) > > > > ... and this worked! Weird solution... > > Not really. The http://.../foo.php request returns html and not php. > The foo.php file is parsed and executed by the remote server and > returned to you as html. By adding serie_id=xxx you actually give the > remote php-script the name and value of the variable. > > You should think of include/require as a way to *include* any file > into your script. Instead of cutting and pasting code into your file, > you use include. Thats the way it works in practice. No magic is going > on here :-) > > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > For additional commands, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > To contact the list administrators, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] For additional commands, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To contact the list administrators, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED]