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I currently have a webpage layout using 3 "frames" via PHP.  Each "frame" read from a separate HTML file and arranged like this:

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 L |
 E | MAIN
 F | PAGE
 T |

I want to allow the "main page" to be a mix of HTML and PHP code.  I've tried readfile(), which outputs the HTML fine, but won't execute the PHP code. eval() only does one string/line at a time, and assumes everything is PHP code.  passthru() doesn't give me any output.
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Hi majestikm00se,

Use include?

include("myfile.php");

Regards,
Zyloch
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Or possibly even require('myfile.php'); :-)
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by:Adam Mason
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son of a...

I thought I saw a way to do it a while back, but couldn't find it again on php.net
I was thinking it was like the C "#include"

Thanks for the quick answer.
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