Nathan, this is a new idea to me and very interesting. Do you know what
happens here if the error reporting is set to max? Are a bunch of
"unitialized variables" warnings issued?

Thanks for contributing this to the list.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nathan Cook [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Thursday, July 25, 2002 10:34 AM
> To: Php List
> Cc: David Chase
> Subject: [PHP] New way to make select boxes auto select
> You may already be doing it like this, but I think I found a 
> new way to
> make select boxes auto-select (what data they put in) a lot 
> easier. All you
> have to do is put a variable in each select tag that is equal 
> to the value
> of the select option i.e.: <option value=teacher $teacher> -- 
> then all you
> have to do is base the variable on that <select 
> name=interest> $$interest =
> "selected"; quick and easy with out having to loop through an 
> if elseif
> statement.  Let me know if you like that method or have any 
> objections.
> Full example below.
> print("<select name=interest>\n");
> // creates a variable with a name based on
> // the value of interest with a value of "selected"
> $$interest = "selected";
> print("<option value=>- Select One -</option>\n");
> print("<option value=teacher $teacher>Teacher</option>\n");
> print("<option value=lego $lego>Lego Enthusiast</option>\n");
> print("<option value=ymca $ymva>YMCA</option>\n");
> print("</select>&nbsp;&nbsp;\n");

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