You're limited to one action per statement, not one record. Using "UPDATE ... WHERE", you can update any number of rows with a single SQL statement.
-- Scott Hurring Systems Programmer EAC Corporation scott (*) eac.com -- "Hugh Danaher" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message 001301c29fc8$b20f06c0$0100a8c0@win95">news:001301c29fc8$b20f06c0$0100a8c0@win95... > Shams, > Most database actions you want your user to do should be limited to them > writing to one record and/or updating that one record. If instead you want > to update information on several records, then you'd need a statement like: > $table="your_table_name"; > $query=mysql_query("update $table set column_name='what ever' where > other_column_name='something else'"); > Hope this helps, > Hugh > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Enrique Garcia Briones" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > To: "Shams" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Sent: Monday, December 09, 2002 12:10 PM > Subject: RE: [PHP] writing to mysql using php > > > > If there were no more replies... you can use it by means of BUCLES, isn't > > it? > > > > BR, Enrique > > > > -----Mensaje original----- > > De: Shams [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > > Enviado el: Martes, 03 de Diciembre de 2002 04:32 a.m. > > Para: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > Asunto: [PHP] writing to mysql using php > > > > > > Hi, > > > > I'm relatively new to PHP and mySQL. > > > > I currently have a simple table created within a MySQL database. And I > have > > a php script that connects to the database, presents a form for the user > to > > fill in, and then writes that record to the table. > > > > Instead... is it possible, to write to multiple records at once using a > > tabular view rather than one record at a time with a columnar view ? > > > > Many Thanks, > > > > Shams > > > > > > > > -- > > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > > > > > -- > > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php