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Retruve the multiple value from the select multiple tag in PHP

Posted on 2004-04-06
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Hi Experts,

    I have an html file which has a select tag with multiple selection and i want to get the selected multiple value from that html file to the php file

 html file is as follows

<html>
<body>
<select name = "option" multiple>
<option>one</option>
<option>two</option>
<option> three</option>
</select>
</body>
</html>

PHP file is as follows

<?php

    $selectvalue = $_POST['option'];

?>

but in this php file i'm getting only one value and i'm nit getting multiple value.

Please help me out to solve this .
 or give me some example that would help me out

Thanx

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Question by:mohan21_kumar
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by:gourav_jain
ID: 10772489
Hi,

use @selectvalue = $_POST['option'] instead, this will give you the array of all the values of your form variable "option".

Gourav Jain
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peakpeak earned 25 total points
ID: 10772636
In the form definition you need brackets after the name to define an array

<select name="option[]" multiple>

In the php script you then extract the values as follows:

<?php
$option = $_POST['option'];
foreach($option as $selected)
{
        print $selected." / ";
}       
?>

Regards
Peter
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