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#1 brown2005

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Posted 03 May 2006 - 07:14 PM

hi i have:-

$select_type_sql = "SELECT * FROM affiliates_types ORDER BY types_name ASC;";
$select_type_result = mysql_query($select_type_sql) or die(mysql_error());

echo" <select name='types' class='text'>";
while ($select_type_array = mysql_fetch_array($select_type_result))
echo '<option value="'.$select_type_array['types_id '].'">'.$select_type_array['types_name'].'</option>';

it shows up in the combo box, but dosnt post the value...

any ideas why?

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Posted 03 May 2006 - 07:22 PM

hmm.. well your code looks fine. so when you click submit and in the new page if you try to echo $types or $_POST['types'] you get nothing?

also, you are populating your dropdown with type_name but you are passing types_id with it, is this really what you are trying to do?

example: dropdown box might show Betty, Sue, George but you are actually passing 23, 19, 56 not Betty, Sue or George

if so, is types_id a valid column name in your db?
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Posted 03 May 2006 - 07:34 PM

sorry for bothering you...

ive solved it myself..

i left a bloody gap after the types_id...

silly clown..

thanks for the help

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