On Thursday 25 July 2002 00:34, Matthew Bielecki wrote:
> I have a couple of scripts that fail with the error of:
> Warning: mysql_fetch_array(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL result
> resource in...
> I'm new to both SQL and PHP and I'm wondering if I have some setting
> turned off or what.
> Here's the piece of code that is failing (the second line fails):
> $result = mysql_db_query($dbname, "SELECT * FROM tablename ORDER BY id");
>         $row = mysql_fetch_array($result);

It's a very good idea to add some error checking code it'll save you a lot of 
grief. See examples in manual for details.

Jason Wong -> Gremlins Associates -> www.gremlins.com.hk
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   couldn't quite, in "Outrageous Fortune"

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