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editing table that will then update access database

Posted on 2003-10-30
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hi ya

i have the following data, i would like the user to be able to change the carstatus in the table which will also update the database,can someone plz show me how to do it.
it doesnt matter how its done,either by radio buttons,text etc


<CFQUERY NAME="CarQuery" DATASOURCE="../dno/ser3">
  SELECT * FROM Cars
</CFQUERY>

<TABLE border="2" >
        <TR>
          <TH> Car ID </HT>
          <TH> Car_Status </HT>
        </TR>
      <CFOUTPUT QUERY="CarQuery">  
        <TR align="left">
         <TD>#CarQuery.CarID#</TD>
         <TD>#CarQuery.Car_Status#</TD>
        </TR>
      </CFOUTPUT>
</table>
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give the user a form to edit the car status like


<CFQUERY NAME="CarQuery" DATASOURCE="../dno/ser3">
  SELECT * FROM Cars
</CFQUERY>

<TABLE BORDER="2" >
      <FORM NAME="frm" ACTION="updatestatus.cfm" METHOD="post">
      <TR>
        <TH> Car ID </HT>
        <TH> Car_Status </HT>
      </TR>
    <CFOUTPUT QUERY="CarQuery">  
      <TR ALIGN="left">
        <TD>#CarQuery.CarID#<INPUT TYPE="Hidden" NAME="carid" VALUE="#CarQuery.CarID#"></TD>
        <TD><INPUT NAME="carstatus" VALUE="#CarQuery.Car_Status#"></TD>
      </TR>
    </CFOUTPUT>
      </FORM>
</TABLE>

<!--- updatestatus.cfm --->

<CFIF ISDEFINED('CARSTATUS') & LEN(TRIM(CARSTATUS))>
      <CFQUERY NAME="Qry_Update" DATASOURCE="Dsn">
        Update mytable
            set carstatus = <CFQUERYPARAM CFSQLTYPE="cf_sql_varchar" VALUE="#carstatus#">
            where carid = <CFQUERYPARAM CFSQLTYPE="cf_sql_numeric" VALUE="#carid#">
    </CFQUERY>
</CFIF>

<CFLOCATION URL="updatedone.htm" ADDTOKEN="No">

HTH

K'Rgds
Anand
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