Go back to isset() or emoty()
on 21/08/02 9:48 AM, David Yee ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
> Doh- just discovered that this won't work for updates (e.g. if value is
> already = 'Y' and you uncheck the box it'll stay as 'Y').
>> To throw in a curve-ball, you can set the default value for your MySQL
>> column to 'N', which means that any value you DON'T write will be 'N', and
>> those you do will be 'Y'.
>> Justin French
>> on 17/08/02 4:24 AM, David Yee ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
>>> Hi all. For a universal form script I'm writing I want to store a 'Y'
> in a
>>> table field if a checkbox is checked and an 'N' if it's not. The
> problem is
>>> that when the form is posted if the checkbox is not checked the checkbox
>>> variable is not passed. E.g.
>>> <form method=POST action=submit.php>
>>> <input type=checkbox name=my_checkbox_var value=Y>
>>> If the checkbox is checked, I get $_POST['my_checkbox_var'] == 'Y', but
>>> not $_POST['my_checkbox_var'] is not even set. So what I've been doing
>>> putting the variable names of the checkbox fields into an array,
>>> it, and then pass the string as a hidden input on the form. Then in the
>>> page that handles the POST I unserialize the array to determine if
>>> fields were passed and then handle accordingly. But I'm wondering is
>>> a better way (or at least a standard way) of doing this?
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