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Posted on 2004-04-07
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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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Question by:ocsurf
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by:BrianGEFF719
ID: 10779733
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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ocsurf earned 0 total points
ID: 10779800
you just reposted my code that was cleaned up.

I figured it out  myself

I will post the code for everyone else:

            foreach($_POST as $key => $value)
            {
               if (strpos($key, "opt") === false) {
               }else{
                  $query = "insert into PollOptions"
                  ." ( `id` , `Qnumb` , `option` ) values "
                  ."('','$Qid','$value')";
                  mysql_query($query);                
               }
            }
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by:Michael701
ID: 10780400
i think you could have also used

$Opt = "$opt".$numbOpt;

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