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Putting results into an HTML table

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I am retrieving data from my db using two queries:

1. SELECT * FROM DEALERS
2. SELECT * FROM CAMPAIGNS WHERE dealer_id = x ( pulled from 1st query )

What I want to do is put the results in the table below, but am unsure how to do this.

Can anyone show me how to do this in PHP?

Thank you.
<table class="listing" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0">
    <tr>
      <th class="first" width="177">Dealer Campaigns</th>
 
      <th>Campaign Name</th>
 
      <th>Date Sent</th>
 
      <th># Sent</th>
 
      <th>View</th>
 
      <th class="last">Export</th>
    </tr>
 
    <tr>
      <td class="first style1">- Sperry Ford- ID#12233456</td>
 
      <td>&nbsp;</td>
 
      <td>&nbsp;</td>
 
      <td>&nbsp;</td>
 
      <td>&nbsp;</td>
 
      <td class="last">&nbsp;</td>
    </tr>
 
    <tr class="bg">
      <td class="first style2">- Id: 1234567</td>
 
      <td>Campaign Name Here</td>
 
      <td>5/01/2009</td>
 
      <td>322</td>
 
      <td><a href="#"><img src="img/save-icon.gif" width="16" height="16" alt=
      "save" /></a></td>
 
      <td class="last"><a href="#"><img src="img/add-icon.gif" width="16" height="16"
      alt="add" /></a></td>
    </tr>
 
    <tr class="bg">
      <td class="first style2">- Id: 5687552254</td>
 
      <td>Campaign Name Here</td>
 
      <td>5/01/2009</td>
 
      <td>211</td>
 
      <td><a href="#"><img src="img/save-icon.gif" width="16" height="16" alt=
      "save" /></a></td>
 
      <td class="last"><a href="#"><img src="img/add-icon.gif" width="16" height="16"
      alt="add" /></a></td>
    </tr>
 
    <tr>
      <td class="first style1">- Another Dealer - ID#44556</td>
 
      <td>&nbsp;</td>
 
      <td>&nbsp;</td>
 
      <td>&nbsp;</td>
 
      <td>&nbsp;</td>
 
      <td class="last">&nbsp;</td>
    </tr>
 
    <tr class="bg">
      <td class="first style2">- Id: 9876540</td>
 
      <td>Campaign Name Here</td>
 
      <td>6/01/2008</td>
 
      <td>223</td>
 
      <td><a href="#"><img src="img/save-icon.gif" width="16" height="16" alt=
      "save" /></a></td>
 
      <td class="last"><a href="#"><img src="img/add-icon.gif" width="16" height="16"
      alt="add" /></a></td>
    </tr>
  </table>

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ok.. just give you are rough idea..

$query=mysql_query("SELECT * FROM CAMPAIGNS WHERE dealer_id = x",$connectionstring)

echo "<table>";

while($row=mysql_fetch_array($query){

echo "<tr><td>$row[id]</td><td>$row[campaigname]</td></tr>"; // where the id and the campaignname is your sql fields...

}

echo "<table";

You need  to modify to make it right..

Author

Commented:
I understand, but there are possibly more than one dealer, and X amount of campaigns per dealer.

I am guessing somewhere in the echo-ing needs to be some conditional logic???

Commented:
$query=mysql_query("SELECT * FROM CAMPAIGNS WHERE dealer_id = x",$connectionstring)

echo "<table>";

$dealer="";

while($row=mysql_fetch_array($query){

if($dealer!==$r["dealer"]){

echo "something else for dealer here";

$dealer = $row["dealer"];

}else{

echo "<tr><td>$row[id]</td><td>$row[campaigname]</td></tr>"; // where the id and the campaignname is your sql fields...

}

echo "<table>";

Do you mean this?

Author

Commented:
well sort of. If you look at the photo, you will see that in the table there are two dealers. Each has campaigns below.

So I would have two loops I think,

dealer loop

    do tr for dealer
      campaign loop
      do tr for campaigns
    end campaign loop

end loop

Do you see what I mean? The dealer row will be different (as in the code example, different class etc).

Hope that helps
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