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#1 cyprus

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Posted 22 September 2006 - 02:43 PM

I have a submit button which will not submit a form if its name is not Submit? The code below shows it in a non working mode, if I replace X1 with the word Submit it works? Many thanks

<input type="submit" name="X1" value="Select All Data Required - Click to Submit">

#2 akitchin

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Posted 22 September 2006 - 02:47 PM

shouldn't depend on the name attribute, only the name.  it might be that your script is checking if $_POST['Submit'] is set before it'll do anything, in which case change the index to X1.

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Posted 22 September 2006 - 02:51 PM

show the page processing the form.


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#4 Daniel0

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Posted 22 September 2006 - 02:59 PM

Or you could change it to:
if(count($_POST) > 0)

That will work with whatever you call your submit button.

#5 cyprus

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Posted 22 September 2006 - 03:27 PM

Many thanks all. The form should just submit back to itself. At present there is no directing regarding $_POST values. Mystery?

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Posted 22 September 2006 - 06:54 PM

The default "action" for a form is to call itself. So if the form has action="", or action is not defined at all, then the $_POST will be sent to same script that the form is in.
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#7 cyprus

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Posted 22 September 2006 - 10:23 PM

Thanks, problem solved. I did not think the page was being submitted as a dropdown list was not filling. Buried deep was an If statement surrounding a $_Post return referenced to submit button named submit. I discovered the page was getting submitted by Barands earlier teaching of printing out all Posted details, so thanks everyone its fixed.

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