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#1 Dark-Elk

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Posted 22 October 2003 - 06:48 PM

I\'m trying to create a table on a MySQL database using PHP.

I think I have my query right (don\'t have it on me at the moment), but it has CREATE TABLE $table

I want it to CREATE TABLE with the table being called whatever $table is currently at...for instance if I was doing a while loop with a counter, create a table named 1, 2, 3, 4, etc.

Does SQL allow you to create a table while using a variable?

Could someone help? I\'m more than a little confused.

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#2 sir nitr0z

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Posted 22 October 2003 - 08:26 PM

understand problem, not, do i...

can you create empty tables?

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Posted 22 October 2003 - 10:43 PM

I can create tables and all kinds of happy stuff.

But it won\'t let me create tables where the table name is a variable...for instance, $table.

Instead, it creates a table called \"$table\".

Do CREATE TABLE statements in PHP not allow variables to be used?

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#4 effigy

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Posted 23 October 2003 - 12:32 AM

yes, variables can be parsed within double quoted strings... we may need to see your code to help further. also, are you sure the variable is being set? i.e., not a register_globals issue.
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