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Posted on 2007-12-03
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I have the following code:

 <?php
                  for ($i =0, $t = time(); $i< 7; ++$i) {
                      echo strftime('<li class = "inline">%a <br /><a href="http://calendar.site.com/app.php?tab=events&query=&site=name&tpl=EventSearchAllESD&SearchKeyword=&SearchDate=%Y%m%d&SearchDateEnd=%Y%m%d&SearchLocation=&SearchPrice=&SearchCategory"> %d</a>', $t+$i*3600*24) ."</li>";
                  }
       ?>

the code just produces 7 different list items and the appropriate date string in the URL

I need to modify the code to display 7 different div's and I am having trouble

<!-- THIS IS THE FIRST DIV - ID = 0 -->
            <div class="square" id="day0">
                  <a href="href="http://calendar.site.com/app.php?tab=events&query=&site=name&tpl=EventSearchAllESD&SearchKeyword=&SearchDate=%Y%m%d&SearchDateEnd=%Y%m%d&SearchLocation=&SearchPrice=&SearchCategory">
            </div>

<!-- THIS IS THE SECOND DIV - ID = 1 -->
            <div class="square" id="day1">
                  <a href="href="http://calendar.site.com/app.php?tab=events&query=&site=name&tpl=EventSearchAllESD&SearchKeyword=&SearchDate=%Y%m%d&SearchDateEnd=%Y%m%d&SearchLocation=&SearchPrice=&SearchCategory">
            </div>

<!-- THIS IS THE THIRD DAY DIV - ID = 2 -->
            <div class="square" id="day2">
                  <a href="href="http://calendar.site.com/app.php?tab=events&query=&site=name&tpl=EventSearchAllESD&SearchKeyword=&SearchDate=%Y%m%d&SearchDateEnd=%Y%m%d&SearchLocation=&SearchPrice=&SearchCategory">
            </div>


this would go 7 days all the way to div id = 6

the SearchDate=%Y%m%d&SearchDateEnd=%Y%m%d& in the URL would also have to reflect the proper date.

Can anyone help me out with this?
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Question by:lvollmer
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by:Steve Bink
ID: 20399866
Just some small changes to your existing code:


<?php
  $searchdate=date('ymd',$_GET['SearchDate']);
  $searchenddate=date('ymd',$_GET['SearchEndDate']);
  for ($i =0, $t = time(); $i< 7; ++$i) {
    printf("<div class=\"square\" id=\"day%u\"><a href=\"http://calendar.site.com/app.php?tab=events&query=&site=name&tpl=EventSearchAllESD&SearchKeyword=&SearchDate=%s&SearchDateEnd=%s&SearchLocation=&SearchPrice=&SearchCategory\"></div>",$i,$searchdate,$searchenddate);
  }
?>

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by:Steve Bink
ID: 20399872
I forgot the link display text and the </a> to close the tag, but you should get the idea from that.
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by:lvollmer
ID: 20399902
that kind of works, b ut all my dates are coming up as

691231

instead of the corresponding day of the week

http://calendar.site.com/app.php?tab=events&query=&site=name&tpl=EventSearchAllESD&SearchKeyword=&SearchDate=691231&SearchDateEnd=691231&SearchLocation=&SearchPrice=&SearchCategory
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by:Steve Bink
ID: 20399978
>>> [ ... ] SearchDate=691231 [ ... ]

That date is coming up as December 31, 1969.  Bad date parsing, is all.  Alter the code so that it is expecting a 4-digit year, and the fix below should work.  Note that the strtotime() call is redundant, but it does provide some basic conformity to the input data when it prints out the links.


<?php
  $searchdate=date('Ymd',strtotime($_GET['SearchDate']));
  $searchenddate=date('Ymd',strtotime($_GET['SearchEndDate']));
  for ($i =0, $t = time(); $i< 7; ++$i) {
    printf("<div class=\"square\" id=\"day%u\"><a href=\"http://calendar.site.com/app.php?tab=events&query=&site=name&tpl=EventSearchAllESD&SearchKeyword=&SearchDate=%s&SearchDateEnd=%s&SearchLocation=&SearchPrice=&SearchCategory\">link $i</a></div>",$i,$searchdate,$searchenddate);
  }
?>

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by:lvollmer
ID: 20404398
I'm still getting 1969 with that code

&SearchDate=19691231&SearchDateEnd=19691231

also, the links are supposed to bring up the appropriate date

ie: if today is 12/04/2007

link0= &SearchDate=2007/12/04&SearchDateEnd=2007/12/04
link1= &SearchDate=2007/12/05&SearchDateEnd=2007/12/05
link2= &SearchDate=2007/12/06&SearchDateEnd=2007/12/06


etc..
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by:lvollmer
ID: 20404431
sorry I was reffering to the other snippet of code. the last code you gave me doesnt provide any results at all
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Steve Bink earned 500 total points
ID: 20406833
I misunderstood what the loop was for.  Here's the revised code using the loop counter to construct the date, with the formatting you wanted from your last post:


<?
  $z = time();
  for ($i =0; $i< 7; ++$i) {
    $thedate = date("Y/m/d", $z + ($i*86400));
    printf("<div class=\"square\" id=\"day%u\"><a href=\"http://calendar.site.com/app.php?tab=events&query=&site=name&tpl=EventSearchAllESD&SearchKeyword=&SearchDate=%s&SearchDateEnd=%s&SearchLocation=&SearchPrice=&SearchCategory\">link $i</a></div>",$i,$thedate,$thedate);
  }
?>

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