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I have a form with 20 check boxes. Depending upon what is checked I will build an sql statment.

I have no idea what the best way to do this is and would love to hear some suggestions.

Thank you

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This can be very simple, if the field names in your form are the same as the field names in your database, you can do something like:
[code]<?php
$qtmp = array();
foreach($_POST as $fld => $val)
    if ($fld != 'submit') // skip the submit button
        $qtmp = $fld . " ='" . mysql_real_escape_string(stripslashes($val)) . "'";
$q = 'insert into tablename set ' . implode(', ',$qtmp);
$rs = mysql_query($q) or die("Problem with the query: $q<br>" . mysql_error());
?>[/code]

Please post the source for your form.

Ken

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[code]
<form name=\"Add-Client\" action=\"connect.php\" method=\"get\">";?>
                        <table border="0">
                                <tr><td>Client Name</td><td><input type="text" name="cname" size="30" /></td></tr>
                                <tr><td>Number of Users</td><td><input type="text" name="numusrs" size="3" /></td></tr>
                                </table><table border="0">
                                <tr><th>Markets</th></tr>
                                <tr><td><input type="checkbox" name="TC">Total Canada</td><td>&nbsp;</td><td><input type="checkbox" name="OB">OB</td></tr>
                                <tr><td><input type="checkbox" name="TD">T
</td><td>&nbsp;</td><td><input type="checkbox" name="M">MS</td></tr>
                                <tr><td><input type="checkbox" name="MF">MF</td><td>&nbsp;</td><td><input type="checkbox" name="O">O</td></tr>
                                <tr><td><input type="checkbox" name="VD">VDDMA</td><td>&nbsp;</td><td><input type="checkbox" name="TC">TC</td></tr>
                                <tr><td><input type="checkbox" name="BB">BB</td><td>&nbsp;</td><td><input type="checkbox" name="HC">HC</td></tr>
                                <tr><td><input type="checkbox" name="CD">CD</td><td>&nbsp;</td><td><input type="checkbox" name="A">A</td></tr>
                                <tr><td><input type="checkbox" name="AB">AB</td><td>&nbsp;</td><td><input type="checkbox" name="B">B</td></tr>
                                <tr><td><input type="checkbox" name="QB">QB</td><td>&nbsp;</td><td><input type="checkbox" name="VC">VC</td></tr>
                                <tr><td><input type="checkbox" name="Q">Q</td><td>&nbsp;</td><td><input type="checkbox" name="Vic">Vic</td></tr>
                                <tr><td><input type="checkbox" name="A">A</td><td>&nbsp;</td><td><input type="checkbox" name="CC">CC</td></tr>
                                <tr><td colspan="2"><input type="checkbox" name="CH">CH</td>
                                <input type="hidden" name="task" value="7" />
                                <tr><td colspan="2"><br /><input type="Submit" value="Submit"></td></tr>
                        </table>,</form>
[/code]

in my table what I will end up with 1 row for each market checked

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