I need some help

Posted on 2003-03-25
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2008-03-06

Can someone please Help me to see what I am missing.

Here is the problem.

I want to list a collection of items.  Standard list.  Within that list I
want the selection of items that meet x criteria to be bolded and not to
have a checkbox.  I have that working fine, but its displaying the
collection list three times, instead of once.  I for the life of me cant
remember what I did yesterday.


Question by:iceman4272
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waygood earned 300 total points
ID: 8203447
Okay, I have seen the example and code and suggest the following:-

you are looping through the results from one query and then looping throught the results of another within that loop

// get first list
$sql3 = "SELECT * FROM store_groups WHERE address_id = ".$aid."";  $result3 = mysql_query($sql3);
while ($row_array = mysql_fetch_array($result3))

// get second list
$collection_sql = "SELECT * FROM collections WHERE collection_id != '12' ORDER BY collection_id ASC";
$collection_result = mysql_query($collection_sql);
while ($collection_list = mysql_fetch_array($collection_result) )
   print "<TD BGCOLOR=\"#F7F7F7\" WIDTH=\"50%\">";
   // check if this value is in the first list we pulled earlier
      print "<FONT FACE=\"Verdana, Arial, Tahoma\" SIZE=\"2\" COLOR=\"#000000\"><B>".$collection_list['collection_name']."</b></font>";
      print "<FONT FACE=\"Verdana, Arial, Tahoma\" SIZE=\"1\" COLOR=\"#000000\"><input type=\"checkbox\" name=\"coll_id[]\" value=\"".$collection_list['collection_id']."\">".$collection_list['collection_name']."</b></font>";
   print "</td></tr>\n\r";
<br/><br/>.......// rest here

Expert Comment

ID: 8203473
oops created a 2 dimensional array, change to this:

while ($row_array = mysql_fetch_array($result3))

Author Comment

ID: 8203637
excellent thanks .. oh and just to add.



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