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Posted on 2011-03-09
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Hi,

i have a slideshow that i am altering to be able to use with php file upload, below is the page that displays the images.  i can only get it to display one image at a time, well multiple instances of the same image.  How can i make it show all the images (and related info) from the database, the number of images in the database might change sometimes only 6 others 16.

thanks,

Mskazza
<?php require_once('Connections/imageflow.php'); ?>
<?php
if (!function_exists("GetSQLValueString")) {
function GetSQLValueString($theValue, $theType, $theDefinedValue = "", $theNotDefinedValue = "") 
{
  if (PHP_VERSION < 6) {
    $theValue = get_magic_quotes_gpc() ? stripslashes($theValue) : $theValue;
  }

  $theValue = function_exists("mysql_real_escape_string") ? mysql_real_escape_string($theValue) : mysql_escape_string($theValue);

  switch ($theType) {
    case "text":
      $theValue = ($theValue != "") ? "'" . $theValue . "'" : "NULL";
      break;    
    case "long":
    case "int":
      $theValue = ($theValue != "") ? intval($theValue) : "NULL";
      break;
    case "double":
      $theValue = ($theValue != "") ? doubleval($theValue) : "NULL";
      break;
    case "date":
      $theValue = ($theValue != "") ? "'" . $theValue . "'" : "NULL";
      break;
    case "defined":
      $theValue = ($theValue != "") ? $theDefinedValue : $theNotDefinedValue;
      break;
  }
  return $theValue;
}
}

mysql_select_db($database_imageflow, $imageflow);
$query_images = "SELECT * FROM images ORDER BY `path` ASC";
$images = mysql_query($query_images, $imageflow) or die(mysql_error());
$row_images = mysql_fetch_assoc($images);
$totalRows_images = mysql_num_rows($images);
?>
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
	<head>
		<meta charset="utf-8" />
		<title>ImageFlow</title>
		<meta name="robots" content="index, follow, noarchive" />
		<link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" type="text/css" />

		<!-- This includes the ImageFlow CSS and JavaScript -->
		<link rel="stylesheet" href="imageflow.css" type="text/css" />
		<script type="text/javascript" src="imageflow.js"></script>

	</head>
	<body>
		<h1>ImageFlow</h1>

		<!-- This is all the XHTML ImageFlow needs -->
		<div id="myImageFlow" class="imageflow">
			<img src="img/<?php echo $row_images['path']; ?>" longdesc="<?php echo $row_images['desc']; ?>" alt="Image 1" />
			<img src="img/<?php echo $row_images['path']; ?>" longdesc="img/img2.gif" alt="Image 2" />
			<img src="img/<?php echo $row_images['path']; ?>" longdesc="img/img3.gif" alt="Image 3" />
			<img src="img/img1.gif" longdesc="img/img1.gif" width="400" height="300" alt="Image 4" />
			<img src="img/img2.gif" longdesc="img/img2.gif" width="300" height="400" alt="Image 5" />
			<img src="img/img1.gif" longdesc="img/img1.gif" width="400" height="300" alt="Image 6" />
			<img src="img/img2.gif" longdesc="img/img2.gif" width="300" height="400" alt="Image 7" />
			<img src="img/img3.gif" longdesc="img/img3.gif" width="400" height="400" alt="Image 8" />
			<img src="img/img1.gif" longdesc="img/img1.gif" width="400" height="300" alt="Image 9" />
			<img src="img/img1.gif" longdesc="img/img1.gif" width="400" height="300" alt="Image 10" />
			<img src="img/img2.gif" longdesc="img/img2.gif" width="300" height="400" alt="Image 11" />
			<img src="img/img3.gif" longdesc="img/img3.gif" width="400" height="400" alt="Image 12" />
			<img src="img/img2.gif" longdesc="img/img2.gif" width="300" height="400" alt="Image 13" />
			<img src="img/img3.gif" longdesc="img/img3.gif" width="400" height="400" alt="Image 14" />
			<img src="img/img3.gif" longdesc="img/img3.gif" width="400" height="400" alt="Image 15" />
		</div>

	</body>
</html>
<?php
mysql_free_result($images);
?>

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by:Lukasz Chmielewski
ID: 35085331
Use a loop
<div id="myImageFlow" class="imageflow">
<?php
while($row_images = mysql_fetch_assoc($images)){
?>

<img src="img/<?php echo $row_images['path']; ?>" longdesc="<?php echo $row_images['desc']; ?>" alt="Image 1" />

<?php
}
?>

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by:Karen Liddy
ID: 35086805
thanks for your reply.

the above is not returning anything, i must be doing something wrong, please find my code below.  it just gets stuck saying loading images, but nothing ever loads.

 
<?php require_once('Connections/imageflow.php'); ?>
<?php
if (!function_exists("GetSQLValueString")) {
function GetSQLValueString($theValue, $theType, $theDefinedValue = "", $theNotDefinedValue = "") 
{
  if (PHP_VERSION < 6) {
    $theValue = get_magic_quotes_gpc() ? stripslashes($theValue) : $theValue;
  }

  $theValue = function_exists("mysql_real_escape_string") ? mysql_real_escape_string($theValue) : mysql_escape_string($theValue);

  switch ($theType) {
    case "text":
      $theValue = ($theValue != "") ? "'" . $theValue . "'" : "NULL";
      break;    
    case "long":
    case "int":
      $theValue = ($theValue != "") ? intval($theValue) : "NULL";
      break;
    case "double":
      $theValue = ($theValue != "") ? doubleval($theValue) : "NULL";
      break;
    case "date":
      $theValue = ($theValue != "") ? "'" . $theValue . "'" : "NULL";
      break;
    case "defined":
      $theValue = ($theValue != "") ? $theDefinedValue : $theNotDefinedValue;
      break;
  }
  return $theValue;
}
}

mysql_select_db($database_imageflow, $imageflow);
$query_images = "SELECT * FROM images ORDER BY `path` ASC";
$images = mysql_query($query_images, $imageflow) or die(mysql_error());
$row_images = mysql_fetch_assoc($images);
$totalRows_images = mysql_num_rows($images);
?>
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
	<head>
		<meta charset="utf-8" />
		<title>ImageFlow</title>
		<meta name="robots" content="index, follow, noarchive" />
		<link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" type="text/css" />

		<!-- This includes the ImageFlow CSS and JavaScript -->
		<link rel="stylesheet" href="imageflow.css" type="text/css" />
		<script type="text/javascript" src="imageflow.js"></script>

	</head>
	<body>
		<h1>ImageFlow</h1>

		<!-- This is all the XHTML ImageFlow needs -->
		<div id="myImageFlow" class="imageflow">
			<?php
while($row_images = mysql_fetch_assoc($images)){
?>

<img src="img/<?php echo $row_images['path']; ?>" longdesc="<?php echo $row_images['desc']; ?>" alt="Image 1" />

<?php
}
?>
		</div>

	</body>
</html>
<?php
mysql_free_result($images);
?>

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the only thing visible in the brower is :

 
<!DOCTYPE html>

<html lang="en">

	<head>

		<meta charset="utf-8" />

		<title>ImageFlow</title>

		<meta name="robots" content="index, follow, noarchive" />

		<link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" type="text/css" />



		<!-- This includes the ImageFlow CSS and JavaScript -->

		<link rel="stylesheet" href="imageflow.css" type="text/css" />

		<script type="text/javascript" src="imageflow.js"></script>



	</head>

	<body>

		<h1>ImageFlow</h1>



		<!-- This is all the XHTML ImageFlow needs -->

		<div id="myImageFlow" class="imageflow">

					</div>



	</body>

</html>

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Lukasz Chmielewski earned 1000 total points
ID: 35086924
Remove line 37
$row_images = mysql_fetch_assoc($images);
Does the query
SELECT * FROM images ORDER BY `path` ASC
run directly on the database return images rows ?
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Author Closing Comment

by:Karen Liddy
ID: 35087031
Thanks very much for the speedy reply. brilliant :)
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