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#1 nisroc

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Posted 22 August 2006 - 02:38 AM

Im trying to get a field to display on the same page by using a mysql table and a form a drop down menu / submit button. The drop down menu is populated with the names fields within the table. When I hit the submit button I want the dynamic data returned for that specific name. I am not sure how to get the forum to react this way. Any help please im very lost here

<form id="appview" name="appview" method="post" action="get">
  <select name="select">
    <?php
do {  
?>
    <option value="<?php echo $row_appview['gamename']?>"><?php echo $row_appview['gamename']?></option>
    <?php
} while ($row_appview = mysql_fetch_assoc($appview));
  $rows = mysql_num_rows($appview);
  if($rows > 0) {
      mysql_data_seek($appview, 0);
	  $row_appview = mysql_fetch_assoc($appview);
  }

?>
  </select>
  <input type="submit" name="Submit" value="Submit" />
</form>


#2 ronverdonk

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Posted 22 August 2006 - 09:24 AM

Let me get this correct.

Pass 1. You want a user to click on an item from a select-box that is populated from the database (with $row_appview['gamename').
Pass 2. After submit you want to display some other items (depending on the selected gamename) from the database to the user.

Does that sum up your problem?

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