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Hello experts,

Im having a few problems with my code. It works correctly apart from one line that does not work correctly and returns 0 this is the total box. im adding items to my shopping cart using a counter so they can also be removed. They are stored in an array as you can see from my code..

All i need help with is getting the $totalPrice variable to display the total of the $prices variable.. that is all and i cant seem to do it..

 Thank you for any help it is always appreciated.

please see lines 18 and 31 of code.

Thanks

<?php
      $descs= split('#', $_SESSION['Desc']);
      $sizes= split('#', $_SESSION['Size']);
      $prices= split('#', $_SESSION['Price']);
      $imgs= split('#', $_SESSION['Img']);
      $counter=0;
      $totalPrice = 0;
      while ($counter <= count($sizes) - 2) {
	$counter++;
      ?>
       <form method="post" action="mybag.php">
       <tr align="center">
       <input type="hidden" value="<?php print $counter ; ?>" name="itemNumber" />
        <td width="14%" valign="top" bordercolor="#666666"><input type="image" src="images/Remove.jpg" value="Remove" /></td>
        <td width="18%" valign="top" bordercolor="#666666"><img src="<?php print "$imgs[$counter]"; ?>" width="74" height="100" vspace="10" border="0" /></td>
        <td valign="top" bordercolor="#666666"><?php print "$descs[$counter]"; ?></td>
        <td width="14%" valign="top" bordercolor="#666666"><?php print "$sizes[$counter]"; ?></td>
      <td width="15%" valign="top" bordercolor="#666666"><?php print "$prices[$counter]"; $totalPrice = $totalPrice+intval($prices[$counter]); ?>
      
		 </td>
      </tr>
      </form>
      <?php 
	  } 
      ?>
        <td colspan="5" align="right">Delivery Charges</td>
        <td align="center">£3.60</td>
      </tr>
      <tr>
        <td colspan="5" align="right">Total</td>
        <td align="center"><?php  print '' . "$totalPrice"; ?></td>
      </tr>
      <tr>
        <td colspan="6" align="right"><?php echo '<a href="Mybag.php"><input type="image" value="Checkout" /></a>';?></td>
        </tr>
      
    </table>
      
<div align="center"></div></td>
</td>
  </tr>
</table>

        </div>
    </div>
    <script type="text/javascript">
<!--
ScrollLoad ("scrollholder_5", "scroll", true);
//-->
  </script>

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Question by:NeoAshura
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by:Lukasz Chmielewski
Lukasz Chmielewski earned 668 total points
ID: 34905548
It seems that maybe the intval() is unnecessary. It would sum only the integer values - what about decimal points in prices. Also make sure your $_SESSION['Prices'] has the format PRICE1#PRICE2#.....

It worked for me when I set the session manually, total price was calculated

// just for testing purposes
$_SESSION['Price'] = '22.40#45.23#33.33';
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by:Lukasz Chmielewski
ID: 34905556
Can you post the result of the
print_r($prices);
?
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by:manuel_m
manuel_m earned 668 total points
ID: 34905563
Did you print out the value of $totalPrice in line 18 to check if the $totalPrice variable will be filled with the correct value?
Try to print the value in the next line to see if it will be filled.

<td width="15%" valign="top" bordercolor="#666666"><?php print "$totalPrice"; ?>

regards
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Beverley Portlock earned 664 total points
ID: 34905568
What is contained in $prices? Is there data in there? What does

print_r($prices);

show when it is run? Next you could use array_sum to sum up all the array values in one operation http://www.php.net/array_sum

$totalPrice = array_sum( $prices );

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by:NeoAshura
ID: 34905693
My own fault.... I had the pound sign written in the database as pound&; thats why it didnt work once i changed it to the standard 10.00 insted of the pound&;10.00 my code worked.

All answers given are valid if i had an integer problem so points will still be awarded for participation.
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