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[SOLVED] Form is letting me select 2 radio buttons


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[code]<form action="list.php" method="post">
    <div class="left_search">
        <div>Search for:</div>
        <div>
            <input type="text" maxlength="20" name="what" class="signup_textfield" /> in
                <select name="selection">
                    <option value="">... select ...</option>
                    <?
                    foreach ($selections as $key => $value) {
                        echo "<option value='$key'";
                            if (isset($selection)) {
                                echo " selected";
                            }
                        
                        
                        echo "> {$value} </option>";
                        }
                    ?>
            </select> <input type="submit" value="Go!" name="go" /><br />
            <input type="radio" name="exact"  /> Exact match.<br />
            <input type="radio" name="contain" /> Contain these words.
        </div>
    </div> <!--/left_search -->                
</form>[/code]


I can click both radio buttons and theyll be selected. I only want 1 to be selected. how do i fx this?





K i solved it.


god, i can't believe i posted this :(
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  • 3 years later...
I'm replying to this, because even though it is resolved, the answer may be relevant to other users.
The problem is that the two radio elements had a different name.

If you wish to associate radio buttons, they should have the same name attribute. You set the value attribute differently if you are submitting the form.
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