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Posted on 2004-08-31
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ofcourse php..
well. I have the folowing page contruction.
index.php -> on first line it has 'require' for start.inc.php
 I'm trying to use this code:
if (isset($_GET['myNewSize'])){
$newSize = $_GET['myNewSize'];
} else {
$newSize=125;
}
where $newSize located on config.inc.php which is required from start.inc.php after this code
And to the problem : When i'm using this code in the index file $newSize get a value as I wish but has no effect in config.inc.php.
and when using it in start.inc.php I alway get 'false'.
So what i'm asking for is something that will combine these two solution that I will get a real value from $newSize and it'll have effect where i need it.

If you like to get these files  - ftp site: ftp.oris.ws    username :public@oris.ws  password :public  
Thanx .
Ori.
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by:Jaime Olivares
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Seems like a global problem.
Before using any global variable call session_start()
use $_SESSION[] array instead to pass variables between php files.
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by:orik7
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should it look something like that:
if (isset($_GET['myNewSize'])){
$_SESSION['newSize'] = $_GET['myNewSize'];
} else {
$_SESSION['newSize']=125;
}

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by:Jaime Olivares
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Asumming that myNewSize comes from a <FORM> and you want to save this value for many pages to use it, I guess it is OK, don't forget to call session_start() before using $_SESSION[]
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by:orik7
ID: 11948082
thanx. will try it.
$myNewSize comes from link but i geuss it's just the same.. right?
ori.
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by:orik7
ID: 11948135
Sorry. used session_start() on start.inc.php before anything else but I still get flase.
Is there any known limitation on using poseted vars in the required page? 'cause when i use it in index.php where actully it's still located logicly at the same place I get the right value.
thanx.
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>Is there any known limitation on using poseted vars in the required page? 'cause when i use it in index.php where actully
> it's still located logicly at the same place I get the right value.
Then assign it to a $_POST variable where you know it has a valid value.
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by:orik7
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hello.
well the problem didn't go.
assigning $_post did not help.
as i see it the title of this Q should be now Where is the problem? and how i solve it?
i'm increasing points by 50 and if you like to go dipper you're very welcome and if not then it's o.k. too - i'll leave it open for sometime and see what happens.
thanx either way. (but hope to see you)
ori.
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