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Posted on 2006-07-17
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Hi all,
I have a page where I trying to direct to two different pages based on what the user selects from the drop-down. For some reason this script is no longer functioning for me and keeps directing to the reg1dborg.php page regardless of what the user selects. Is there a better way of doing this or could someone tell me what I'm doing wrong here?
Thanks so much,
D

<?php
if (array_key_exists('cat_select', $_POST)) {
  $chosenoption = ($_POST['cat_select'] == '1') ? '1' : '3';
  if ($chosenoption == 'yes')
    header('location: reg1dbper.php');
  else
    header('location: reg1dborg.php');
}  ?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<title>Main Registration Page</title>
</head>

<body>
<form id="form1" name="form1" method="post" action="<?php $_SERVER['PHP_SELF']; ?>">
  <?php $_POST['cat_select'] ?>
  <label for="select">What  are You?</label>
  <p>
    <select name="cat_select" id="cat_select">
      <option value="1">Individual </option>
      <option value="3">Organisation</option>
    </select>
</p>
  <p>
    <label for="Submit"></label>
    <input type="submit" name="Submit" value="Proceed" id="Submit" />
</p>
</form>
</body>
</html>
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Question by:dereksheahan
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// here you assign either '1' or '3' to $chosenoption
$chosenoption = ($_POST['cat_select'] == '1') ? '1' : '3';
so, this should be
  if ($chosenoption == '1') // or '3'
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by:dereksheahan
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Thanks TeRReF,
Is this the best way to do it. Do I really need to send the page back to itself first?
Thanks
D
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by:TeRReF
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I think so.
Of course there is Javascript you can use, but that will exclude some users since not everyone has it enabled in their browsers...
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by:dereksheahan
ID: 17120743
guess I'll stick with this solution so :)
Thanks TeRReF
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You're welcome :)
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