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accessing dynamic var

ocsurf
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Last Modified: 2006-11-17
in a form i use this code

// $numbOpt is set else where for this lets say $numbOpt = 5
$num=0;
while($num < $numbOpt) {
$num++;
print'
input name="opt$num" type="text">';
}      

in the next page is use this code which doesn't work

while($numbOpt > 0){
$Opt = "$opt".$numbOpt;
$query = "insert into PollOptions"
." ( `id` , `Qnumb` , `option` ) values "
."('','$Qid','$Opt')";
mysql_query($query);              
$numbOpt--;
}  

does anyone know how to do this, i can't figure it out. thanks

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Try this:


while($numbOpt > 0){
$Opt = "$opt".$numbOpt;
$query = "insert into PollOptions('id','Qnumb','option') values ('','$Qid','$Opt')";
mysql_query($query);            
$numbOpt--;
}  
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i think you could have also used

$Opt = "$opt".$numbOpt;

echo $Opt.'='.$$Opt;
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