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CDML - Query issues in FileMaker5.5 (web search form)

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I'm using FileMaker5.5 (database) and I am trying to create a web
search form that performs a search based on 3 fields, 2 of which must
contain a certain value while the 3rd must contain one of three
values. This is what I have so far

..........in my sportsSearch.html file
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.....    <!-- the 2 fields that must contain the values -->
<input type=hidden name="-LOP" value=AND>
<input type=hidden name="-Op" value=eq>
<input type=hidden name="NLWest" value="San Francisco">
<input type=hidden name="-Op" value=eq>
<input type=hidden name="NLEast" value="New York">

          <!-- the one field that has to contain any 1 of the three-->
<input type=hidden name="-LOP" value=OR>
<input type=hidden name="-Op" value=eq>
<input type=hidden name="ALWest" value="Seattle">
<input type=hidden name="-Op" value=eq>
<input type=hidden name="ALWest" value="Oakland">
<input type=hidden name="-Op" value=eq>
<input type=hidden name="ALWest" value="Los Angeles">

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this either pulls me 0 records or a bunch of records that don't match
the statement (and yes there are records that match). Is there anything wrong with the statment I created?  This has been driving me nuts for quite a while!!!!
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As far as I can remember, there was thread here a long time ago about this, and I think you cannot mix "and" and "or in the same line, it must be either "and" or "or" in between all conditions.
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