Hi Eric, First off, my apologies for the bloat replies, and for the re-write of this thread -- your last reply accidentally was deleted.
My actual INSERT command (for page 1): $query = "INSERT INTO sponsor (sid, sfname, ssname, sinit, saddr1, saddr2, scity, sprov, scountry, scode, sstatus, sdate, susername, spwd, smail, sipaddress) values (nextval('sponsor_sid_seq'), '$sfname', '$ssname', '$sinit', '$saddr1', '$saddr2', '$scity', '$sprov', '$scountry', '$scode', 'Guest', '$sdate', '$susername', '$spwd', '$smail', '$sipaddress')"; // page 2 is the same except the prefix "s" changes to "r" in each field I tried with "VALUES ($_GET['sfname'] etc, etc " and got a T_Variable error as you said would happen. I've yet to try what you've suggested, but since the "Test to ensure your PHP binary is working" shows that it is indeed funtioning, I think with the info you've provided, I should be able to pass the variables or the array to the next page. I did a print_r($_GET); for pages 1 and 2, and both showed the array for that page only. I sort of thought that the command would show the $_GET array "growing" with the values from page 1 and page 2. That seems to be where the problem lies. Using $sfname = $_GET['sfname']; on page 1 and $rfname = $_GET['rfname'] on page 2, I would have assumed that the print_r[$_GET] done on page 2 would show both sfname AND rfname. But perhaps I am mis-understanding the function of print_r[$_GET] -- it's probably non-cumulative and specific to the page from which it was called on. If that's the case, what precisely is the value of these "superglobals" when ,in fact, they are specific to ONE page only??? Btw, your explanations are superb! "With superglobals, you need to actually break out of the string by using the dot to append variable names." How I wish I knew that before: I don't recall running into that statement anywhere in the docs. I think I'll get used to dot notation [I used it a lot in Paradox PAL] and re-do my scripts properly. I'll get back to you on how it goes. Thank-you very much, Eric -- your advice and your excellent help is really what OpenSource is all about. Regards, Andre -- Please pray the Holy Rosary to end the holocaust of abortion. Remember in your prayers the Holy Souls in Purgatory. May God bless you abundantly in His love! For a free Cenacle Scriptural Rosary Booklet: http://www.webhart.net/csrb/ -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php