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Hi all,

The second issue would be to dynamically display the contents of my update table with expanding tables, when the cell with the updateinfo and date is clicked the description would be shown.

So heres the problem, I have little PHP MySQL knowledge. The application I am developing is in vb to show updates on software I publish on the network and general information to all users at logon, I have a webcontrol that is going to contain the finished output.

I am looking for some help to put together 3 parts, so 3 questions.

1. Just a simple add record form to MySQL db, 4 fields in the table(Updates).

Date   UpdateName Description   ID

2. Show the contents of the the updates in table form ie using expanding tables, the title click expands the description.

Start Menu Changes(UpdateName)                    23/03/07(Date)
blah blah blah.........................................................(Description)
Desktop Changes(UpdateName)                        22/03/07(Date)
blah blah blah.........................................................(Description)
Application Changes(UpdateName)                    21/03/07(Date)
blah blah blah.........................................................(Description)

3. Just a simple remove record form to MySQL db, 4 fields in the table(Updates).

Many Thanks
Steve
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Question by:Stephen Manderson
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by:Vel Eous
Vel Eous earned 400 total points
ID: 18783326
To retreive your results and display them in a table:

<?PHP

$get_all_data = mysql_query("SELECT * FROM table");  // get all db data, if any
$count_all_data = mysql_num_rows($get_all_data);  // count all the db data

// if there is data in the db
if ($count_all_data > 0) {

      // create a table
      echo ("<br/>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Below is a list of all current data ...<br /><br />");
      echo ("<table width='90%' align='center'><tr><td><font color='#FF0000'>Col1</font></td><td><font color='#FF0000'>Col2</font></td><td><font color='#FF0000'>Col3</font></td><td><font color='#FF0000'>Col4</font></td><td><font color='#FF0000'>Col5</td></tr>");

      //while there is more data in the db
      while($rows = mysql_fetch_array($get_all_data)) {
            // display that data [col1], [col2] etc are your table field names
            echo ("<tr><td>") . $rows[col1] . ("</td><td>") . $rows[col2] . ("</td><td>") . $rows[col3] . ("</td><td>") . $rows[col4] . ("</td><td>") . $rows[col5] . ("</td>");
      }

      // close the table
      echo ("</tr></table><br /><br />");

}

?>

You will obviously need to include your DB connection code aswell.
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steelseth12 earned 1600 total points
ID: 18783343
Here is the hole thing in a single file add , show , delete the sql for the table is at the top of the page

<?

/*##########SQL TABLE#################


CREATE TABLE `record` (
  `ID` int(11) NOT NULL auto_increment,
  `Date` date NOT NULL,
  `UpdateName` varchar(255) NOT NULL,
  `Description` text NOT NULL,
  PRIMARY KEY  (`ID`)
);



*/

$db_name = "test";

$db = mysql_connect("localhost","root","qazplm");
mysql_select_db($db_name,$db);

if($_POST["op"]=="Add") {

      mysql_query("INSERT INTO record SET Date=now(), UpdateName='".$_POST["UpdateName"]."', Description='".$_POST["Description"]."'");


}

if($_POST["op"]=="Delete" && $_POST["del"]){

      
      $i=0;
      
      foreach($_POST["del"] as $value) {
      
            if($i==0) {
            
                  $str = " WHERE ID=".$value;
                  
            }else{
            
                  $str .= " OR ID=".$value;
            }            
            
      
            $i++;
      }
      
      $q = "DELETE FROM record ".$str;
      
      
      mysql_query("DELETE FROM record ".$str) or die(mysql_error());


}

      $get_record = mysql_query("SELECT * FROM record ORDER by Date");

?>
<!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>Simple Content system</title>
<script type="text/javascript">
<!--
function show_hide(obj) {
      var el = document.getElementById(obj);
      if ( el.style.display != "none" ) {
            el.style.display = 'none';
      }
      else {
            el.style.display = '';
      }
}
//-->
</script>
</head>

<body>
<form name="myform" action="<?=$_SERVER['PHP_SELF']?>" method="post">
<h3>ADD RECORD</h3>
<div>
<p><b>UpdateName</b><br />
<input type="text" name="UpdateName" /><br />
</p>

<p><b>Description</b><br />
<textarea name="Description" cols="60" rows="8"></textarea><br />
</p>
<input type="submit" name="op" value="Add" />
</div>

<hr width="100%" />

<?

      while($row = mysql_fetch_object($get_record)) {
      
            print "<p><b><a  onClick='show_hide(\"d_".$row->ID."\")' style='cursor:hand;'>".$row->UpdateName."</a></b> <input type='checkbox' name='del[]' value='".$row->ID."'> delete</p>";
            
            print "<div id='d_".$row->ID."' style='display:none;border:#666666 solid 1px;'>";
            
            print $row->Description;
            
            print "</div>";
      
      
      
      
      
      }



?>
<p>
<input type="submit" name="op" value="Delete" />
</p>


</body>
</html>
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by:Stephen Manderson
ID: 18786227
Many Thanks for that Seth

Just a quick question tough, how would i go about displaying the expanding tables in their own page? and can it be done where the cell click expands the row?

Thanks
Steve
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by:steelseth12
ID: 18788056
Hi steve, thanks for the points and the grade . Here is an update for the records page

$db_name = "test";

$db = mysql_connect("localhost","root","qazplm");
mysql_select_db($db_name,$db);

if($_POST["op"]=="Delete" && $_POST["del"]){

      
      $i=0;
      
      foreach($_POST["del"] as $value) {
      
            if($i==0) {
            
                  $str = " WHERE ID=".$value;
                  
            }else{
            
                  $str .= " OR ID=".$value;
            }            
            
      
            $i++;
      }
      
      $q = "DELETE FROM record ".$str;
      
      
      mysql_query("DELETE FROM record ".$str) or die(mysql_error());


}

      $get_record = mysql_query("SELECT * FROM record ORDER by Date");

?>
<!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>Simple Content system</title>
<script type="text/javascript">
<!--
function show_hide(obj) {
      var el = document.getElementById(obj);
      if ( el.style.display != "none" ) {
            el.style.display = 'none';
      }
      else {
            el.style.display = '';
      }
}
//-->
</script>
</head>

<body>
<form name="myform" action="<?=$_SERVER['PHP_SELF']?>" method="post">


<table cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0" border="1" width="600">

<?

      while($row = mysql_fetch_object($get_record)) {
      
            print "<tr>
                              <td valign='top' onClick='show_hide(\"d_".$row->ID."\")' width='500'  style='cursor:hand;'>";
            print "<b>".$row->UpdateName."</b></td>";
            print "<td valign='top' width='100'><input type='checkbox' name='del[]' value='".$row->ID."'> delete";
            print "</td></tr>";
            print "<tr id='d_".$row->ID."' style='display:none;'><td valign='top' colspan='2'>";
            
            print $row->Description;
            
            print "</td></tr>";
      
      }



?>
</table>
<p>
<input type="submit" name="op" value="Delete" />
</p>
</form>

</body>
</html>
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