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Thank you for your help.  I modified the query and it works fine but the result page does not seem to output the right results.

I want the users to search with ItemNo and any other data and have the result page show the search criteria. e.g if I search with ItemNo and Date, I want the reult page to show the itemno, date and any other data I want.

I have the following query for the result page:

<cfparam name="FORM.AgendaItemNo" default="">
<cfparam name="FORM.Comm_CouncilDate" default="">
<cfparam name="FORM.Comm_CouncilName" default="">
<cfquery name="spResults" datasource="SpeakerCard">
SELECT *
FROM SpeakerCard
WHERE AgendaItemNo IN ('#FORM.AgendaItemNo#', '#FORM.Comm_CouncilDate#', '#FORM.Comm_CouncilName#')
ORDER BY SpeakerCard.AgendaItemNo, Comm_CouncilDate, Comm_CouncilName</cfquery>

Then I have my output table.

How do I fix this
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Question by:iolike
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by:pinaldave
ID: 12251318
Hi iolike,
 
what is borken? The question is not clear.
If you want to dispaly the form field in teh table you can do like from query it will be like that... if you want form variable then replace queryname.variable with form.youravariable
<cfoutput>
<table>
<tr>
<td>
#spresutls.yourvariable#
</td>
</tr>
<table>
</cfoutput>
Regards,
---Pinal
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by:CFDevHead
ID: 12251365
Yes, it is still unclear as to what you want to do.
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by:CFDevHead
ID: 12251426
>>" I want the reult page to show the itemno, date and any other data I want."

if the query works fine and you just want help outputing I would do something like this.

<cfoutput>
<table>
      <tr>
            <td>ItemNo</td>
            <td>Date</td>
            <td>Other Data</td>
      </tr>
      <cfloop query="spResults">
      <tr class="">#iif(current mod 2,'"altbg"','""')#
            <td>ItemNo</td>
            <td>Date</td>
            <td>Other Data</td>
      </tr>
      </cfloop>      
</table>
</cfoutput>
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by:mrichmon
ID: 12251468
Perhaps showing an example of what output you are getting versus what output you want.....
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Expert Comment

by:campbelc
ID: 12251642
Try this:


<cfparam name="form.ConNumber" default="%">
<cfparam name="form.ItemNo" default="">
<cfparam name="form.Name" default="">
<cfparam name="form.Date" default="">
<cfquery name="SearchForm" datasource="ChrisForTest">
  SELECT * FROM SpeakerCard WHERE 0=0
    <cfif form.ConNumber NEQ "">AND ConNumber LIKE '%#form.ConNumber#%'</cfif>
    <cfif form.ItemNo NEQ "">AND ItemNo = '#form.ItemNo#'</cfif>
    <cfif form.Name NEQ ""> AND Name= '#form.Name#'</cfif>
    <cfif form.Date NEQ ""> AND Date = '#form.Date#'</cfif>
</cfquery>

<title>Speaker Card Search Form</title>

<style type="text/css">
<!--
  .style1 {font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size: 14px;font-weight: bold;}
  .style2 {font-size: 16px}
  .style3 {font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size: 11px;font-weight: bold;color:#ffffff;}
-->
</style>
</head>

<body bgcolor="#CCFFFF">
<p align="center" class="style1 style2"><strong>Search Form</strong></p>
<table width="25%" align="center" >
  <tr>
    <td><div align="center" class="style14 style17"><strong><cfoutput>#DateFormat(Now(), "mmmm dd, yyyy")#</cfoutput> </strong></div></td>
    <td><cfoutput><span class="style14 style1 style17"><strong>#TimeFormat(Now(), "hh:mm:sstt")#</strong></span></cfoutput></td>
  </tr>
</table>
<div align="right">
  <input type="submit" name="Submit2" value="Back to Menu Page" style="font:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size:12px; font-weight:bolder" onClick="window.open('SearchandReportMenu.cfm');" onMouseOver="this.style.color='red';" onMouseOut="this.style.color='black';" >
</div>
<hr size="5" color="#333333">
<form action="blah.cfm?a=results" method="post" name="SearchForm" id="SearchForm">
  <p align="center" class="style1">Con<br>
    Number:<br>
    <input name="ConNumber" type="text" id="ConNumber" size="20" maxlength="25">    
    <br>
    <br>
    Item Number/<br>
    <input name="ItemNo" type="text" id="ItemNo" size="30" maxlength="35">
  </p>
  <p align="center" class="style1">Name:<br>
    <select name="Name" size="1" id="Name">
      <option value=""></option>
      <cfoutput query="SearchForm">
      <option value="#SearchForm.Name#">#SearchForm.Name#</option>
    </cfoutput>    
    </select>
  </p>
<p align="center" class="style1">Date:<br>
    <select name="Date" size="1" id="Date">
      <option value=""></option>
      <cfoutput query="SearchForm">
      <option value="#SearchForm.Date#">#SearchForm.Date#</option>
    </cfoutput>    
    </select>
  </p>
    <p align="center" class="style1"><span class="style1">
    <input type="submit" name="Submit" value="Search">
  </span> </p>
</form>
<p>&nbsp;</p>

<cfif isdefined("url.a")>
  <cfquery name="SearchForm2" datasource="ChrisForTest">
    SELECT * FROM SpeakerCard WHERE 0=0
      <cfif form.ConNumber NEQ "">AND ConNumber LIKE '%#form.ConNumber#%'</cfif>
      <cfif form.ItemNo NEQ "">AND ItemNo = '#form.ItemNo#'</cfif>
      <cfif form.Name NEQ ""> AND Name= '#form.Name#'</cfif>
      <cfif form.Date NEQ ""> AND Date = '#form.Date#'</cfif>
  </cfquery>

  <table align="center" width="700" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="1" bgcolor="cccccc">
    <tr bgcolor="808080">
        <td class="style3">Con Number:</td>
        <td class="style3">Item Number:</td>
        <td class="style3">Name:</td>
        <td class="style3">Date:</td>
    </tr>
    <cfoutput query="searchform2">
    <tr bgcolor="ffffff">
        <td>#connumber#</td>
        <td>#itemno#</td>
        <td>#name#</td>
        <td>#date#</td>
    </tr>
    </cfoutput>
  </table>
</cfif>

</body>
</html>


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Expert Comment

by:campbelc
ID: 12251757
Sorry, try this:

<cfquery name="SearchFormNames" datasource="ChrisForTest">
  SELECT * FROM SpeakerCard order by name
</cfquery>
<cfquery name="SearchFormDates" datasource="ChrisForTest">
  SELECT * FROM SpeakerCard order by date
</cfquery>

<title>Speaker Card Search Form</title>

<style type="text/css">
<!--
  .style1 {font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size: 14px;font-weight: bold;}
  .style2 {font-size: 16px}
  .style3 {font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size: 11px;font-weight: bold;color:#ffffff;}
-->
</style>
</head>

<body bgcolor="#CCFFFF">
<p align="center" class="style1 style2"><strong>Search Form</strong></p>
<table width="25%" align="center" >
  <tr>
    <td><div align="center" class="style14 style17"><strong><cfoutput>#DateFormat(Now(), "mmmm dd, yyyy")#</cfoutput> </strong></div></td>
    <td><cfoutput><span class="style14 style1 style17"><strong>#TimeFormat(Now(), "hh:mm:sstt")#</strong></span></cfoutput></td>
  </tr>
</table>
<div align="right">
  <input type="submit" name="Submit2" value="Back to Menu Page" style="font:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size:12px; font-weight:bolder" onClick="window.open('SearchandReportMenu.cfm');" onMouseOver="this.style.color='red';" onMouseOut="this.style.color='black';" >
</div>
<hr size="5" color="#333333">
<form action="blah.cfm?a=results" method="post" name="SearchForm" id="SearchForm">
  <p align="center" class="style1">Con<br>
    Number:<br>
    <input name="ConNumber" type="text" id="ConNumber" size="20" maxlength="25">    
    <br>
    <br>
    Item Number/<br>
    <input name="ItemNo" type="text" id="ItemNo" size="30" maxlength="35">
  </p>
  <p align="center" class="style1">Name:<br>
    <select name="Name" size="1" id="Name">
      <option value=""></option>
      <cfoutput query="SearchFormNames">
      <option value="#SearchFormNames.Name#">#SearchFormNames.Name#</option>
    </cfoutput>    
    </select>
  </p>
<p align="center" class="style1">Date:<br>
    <select name="Date" size="1" id="Date">
      <option value=""></option>
      <cfoutput query="SearchFormDates">
      <option value="#SearchFormDates.Date#">#SearchFormDates.Date#</option>
    </cfoutput>    
    </select>
  </p>
    <p align="center" class="style1"><span class="style1">
    <input type="submit" name="Submit" value="Search">
  </span> </p>
</form>
<p>&nbsp;</p>

<cfif isdefined("url.a")>
  <cfquery name="SearchForm2" datasource="ChrisForTest">
    SELECT * FROM SpeakerCard WHERE 0=0
      <cfif form.ConNumber NEQ "">AND ConNumber LIKE '%#form.ConNumber#%'</cfif>
      <cfif form.ItemNo NEQ "">AND ItemNo = '#form.ItemNo#'</cfif>
      <cfif form.Name NEQ ""> AND Name= '#form.Name#'</cfif>
      <cfif form.Date NEQ ""> AND Date = '#form.Date#'</cfif>
  </cfquery>

  <table align="center" width="700" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="1" bgcolor="cccccc">
    <tr bgcolor="808080">
      <td class="style3">Con Number:</td>
      <td class="style3">Item Number:</td>
      <td class="style3">Name:</td>
      <td class="style3">Date:</td>
    </tr>
    <cfoutput query="searchform2">
    <tr bgcolor="ffffff">
      <td>#connumber#</td>
      <td>#itemno#</td>
      <td>#name#</td>
      <td>#date#</td>
    </tr>
    </cfoutput>
  </table>
</cfif>
</body>
</html>
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Expert Comment

by:campbelc
ID: 12252051
Sorry, keep adding more and more features on to this: =)


<cfquery name="SearchFormNames" datasource="ChrisForTest">
  SELECT * FROM SpeakerCard order by name
</cfquery>
<cfquery name="SearchFormDates" datasource="ChrisForTest">
  SELECT * FROM SpeakerCard order by date
</cfquery>

<title>Speaker Card Search Form</title>

<style type="text/css">
<!--
  .style1 {font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size: 14px;font-weight: bold;}
  .style2 {font-size: 16px}
  .style3 {font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size: 11px;font-weight: bold;color:#ffffff;}
-->
</style>
</head>

<body bgcolor="#CCFFFF">
<p align="center" class="style1 style2"><strong>Search Form</strong></p>
<table width="25%" align="center" >
  <tr>
    <td><div align="center" class="style14 style17"><strong><cfoutput>#DateFormat(Now(), "mmmm dd, yyyy")#</cfoutput> </strong></div></td>
    <td><cfoutput><span class="style14 style1 style17"><strong>#TimeFormat(Now(), "hh:mm:sstt")#</strong></span></cfoutput></td>
  </tr>
</table>
<div align="right">
  <input type="button" name="Submit2" value="Back to Menu Page" style="font:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size:12px; font-weight:bolder" onClick="window.open('SearchandReportMenu.cfm');" onMouseOver="this.style.color='red';" onMouseOut="this.style.color='black';" >
</div>
<hr size="5" color="#333333">
<form action="report.cfm?a=results" method="post" name="SearchForm" id="SearchForm">
  <p align="center" class="style1">Con<br>
    Number:<br>
    <input name="ConNumber" type="text" id="ConNumber" size="20" maxlength="25">    
    <br>
    <br>
    Item Number/<br>
    <input name="ItemNo" type="text" id="ItemNo" size="30" maxlength="35">
  </p>
  <p align="center" class="style1">Name:<br>
    <select name="Name" size="1" id="Name">
      <option value=""></option>
      <cfoutput query="SearchFormNames" group="name">
      <option value="#SearchFormNames.Name#">#SearchFormNames.Name#</option>
    </cfoutput>    
    </select>
  </p>
<p align="center" class="style1">Date:<br>
    <select name="Date" size="1" id="Date">
      <option value=""></option>
      <cfoutput query="SearchFormDates" group="date">
      <option value="#SearchFormDates.Date#">#SearchFormDates.Date#</option>
    </cfoutput>    
    </select>
  </p>
    <p align="center" class="style1"><span class="style1">
    <input type="submit" name="Submit" value="Search">
  </span> </p>
</form>
<p>&nbsp;</p>

<cfif isdefined("url.a")>
  <cfquery name="SearchForm2" datasource="ChrisForTest">
    SELECT * FROM SpeakerCard WHERE 0=0
      <cfif form.ConNumber NEQ "">AND ConNumber LIKE '%#form.ConNumber#%'</cfif>
      <cfif form.ItemNo NEQ "">AND ItemNo = '#form.ItemNo#'</cfif>
      <cfif form.Name NEQ ""> AND Name= '#form.Name#'</cfif>
      <cfif form.Date NEQ ""> AND Date = '#form.Date#'</cfif>
  </cfquery>
  <cfif SearchForm2.RecordCount EQ 0>
    <script language="javascript">
        alert('Your search found 0 records');
        self.location='report.cfm';
      </script>  
  </cfif>
  <table align="center" width="700" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="1" bgcolor="cccccc">
    <tr bgcolor="808080">
        <td class="style3">Con Number:</td>
        <td class="style3">Item Number:</td>
        <td class="style3">Name:</td>
        <td class="style3">Date:</td>
    </tr>
    <cfoutput query="searchform2">
    <tr bgcolor="ffffff">
        <td>#connumber#</td>
        <td>#itemno#</td>
        <td>#name#</td>
        <td>#date#</td>
    </tr>
    </cfoutput>
  </table>
</cfif>
<script language="javascript">
  document.SearchForm.ConNumber.focus();
</script>
</body>
</html>
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by:campbelc
ID: 12252085
Woops, this is using the database fields from your last question. Will modify to work for this question.
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campbelc earned 1000 total points
ID: 12252321
Need this rewritten or can you figure it based on the last question? Let me know. =)
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