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Hi guys hope you are all well.
Guys im having issues trying to make the following code into a php function.

For example, the following works fine:

<a href="#" onmouseover="Tip('Some text', STICKY, true, EXCLUSIVE, false, CLICKSTICKY, true, CLOSEBTN, true)" onmouseout="UnTip()">Homepage </a><br>      

What Im trying to do is the following....

Hope you guys can assist.


function wz_tooltip_text ($text, $displaynamelink) {
 
	$wz_tooltip_config_text = "STICKY, true, EXCLUSIVE, false, CLICKSTICKY, true, CLOSEBTN, true";	
	
print <<<HERE
<a href="#" onmouseover="Tip('<?php echo {$text}; ?>',<?php echo {$wz_tooltip_config_text}; ?>)" onmouseout="UnTip()"><<?php echo {$displaynamelink}; ?>></a>	
HERE;
}

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Question by:Simon336697
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by:psimation
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function wz_tooltip_text ($text, $displaynamelink) {
 
        $wz_tooltip_config_text = "STICKY, true, EXCLUSIVE, false, CLICKSTICKY, true, CLOSEBTN, true";  
       
$stuff = "<a href=\"#\" onmouseover=\"Tip('$text',$wz_tooltip_config_text)\" onmouseout=\"UnTip()\"><$displaynamelink></a>";

return $stuff;

}
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by:Simon336697
ID: 22757065
Hi psimation..
Thank you mate...still having issues with it.

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by:psimation
ID: 22757110
What issues are you having? Errors?

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by:Simon336697
ID: 22757164
Mate thank you for your help.

It works if i do the following and not use RETURN (I dont know why this is).

I can then call it as follows....

<?php wz_tooltip_text("hi there","Go there"); ?>

The above works fine, but I need to go one step further psim and make the arguments variables like below....

Im trying to retrieve records from a mysql table with

while ($row = mysql_fetch_object($rs)) {
print $row->name_ent;
etc

so

im hoping to do as below...

while ($row = mysql_fetch_object($rs)) {
<?php wz_tooltip_text("< print $row->id_ent;","print $row->name_ent;"); ?>




function wz_tooltip_text ($text, $displaynamelink) {
 
        $wz_tooltip_config_text = "STICKY, true, EXCLUSIVE, false, CLICKSTICKY, true, CLOSEBTN, true";   
			$stuff = "<a href=\"#\" onmouseover=\"Tip('$text',$wz_tooltip_config_text)\" onmouseout=\"UnTip()\">$displaynamelink</a>";
echo $stuff;
}

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while ($row = mysql_fetch_object($rs)) {
<?php wz_tooltip_text("< print $row->id_ent;","print $row->name_ent;"); ?>

should be this?

<?php
while ($row = mysql_fetch_object($rs)) {
wz_tooltip_text($row->id_ent,$row->name_ent);
}
?>
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by:Simon336697
ID: 22757317
Thats great thank you so much psimation................CHAMPION !!!!
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