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I need a way to find a solution to the following problem:

I have a page written in php that contains on the left  side a list of users, and on the right side a list of boxes(rooms). I need a way to drag the user to the boxes on the right and therefore populate the specific room with all that user's information.

I have no idea on how to even start it. Thanks in advance for any help.

Code is also appreciated.
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Ray Paseur earned 2000 total points
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You have a steep learning curve ahead, but Walter Zorn has done a lot of the background work for us.
http://www.walterzorn.com/dragdrop/dragdrop_e.htm

This page may be a useful learning tool, also:
http://www.isocra.com/2008/02/table-drag-and-drop-jquery-plugin/

This appears useful, too:
http://www.webreference.com/programming/javascript/mk/column2/

Presumably, you will also need some AJAX information to put the drag-and-drop results into a data base, but if you master the dragging part first, it will be easier, I think.

HTH, ~Ray
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