You can send a 204 No Content header, and the browser won't move to the new
page, but instead the PHP script will be executed and the browser will stay
on the same page.

Jim Dam
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----- Original Message -----
From: "CÚsar Aracena" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "'DonPro'" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; "'php list'" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Friday, August 09, 2002 4:53 PM
Subject: RE: [PHP] Can I perform a PHP script from a form but stay on the
same page afterwards?


> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: DonPro [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > Sent: Friday, August 09, 2002 5:34 PM
> > To: php list
> > Subject: [PHP] Can I perform a PHP script from a form but stay on the
> same
> > page afterwards?
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have a form where the user can change a value ion a text box and
> then
> > click on a button which will update a table in a MySQL database.  I
> assume
> > that the only way to do this is to have the button POST the form value
> to
> > my
> > script which updates the MySQL table.
> >
> > However, once updated (whether the update is successfull or not), I
> need
> > to
> > remain or return to the same page that the form is on.
> >
> > Can this easily be done?
> >
> >
> [Cesar Aracena]
>
> Sure. All you have to do is point the form's action to $PHP_SELF and the
> play a little with the *IF* and *ELSE IF* statements.
>
> >
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