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Posted on 2011-03-15
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hi experts, im trying to insert some data into the database but keep getting errors ive attached the code im trying to execute and it returns "ERROR" you can see why when it echo's it on fail.

any help is appricated in debugging it thanks again.

code is attached
<?php
session_start();
ob_start();
?>
<?php 
error_reporting(E_ALL);

$last_spoke_to = $_POST['last_spoke_to'];
$notes = $_POST['notes'];
$val= $_REQUEST['val'];
var_dump($val); 
var_dump($notes); 


include 'myphp.php';


//update the database with the set variables recoverd from the form from the other page. 

$query = "INSERT INTO `notes` (customer_name, notes) VALUES (".$val.",".$notes.");

$result=mysql_query($query);

 if($result){
	header("location:mobilenum.php?val=".$val);
}
else{
	echo "ERROR";
}
mysql_close();

?>


data is sent from this form below 
-----------------------------------

<form name="register" method="post" action="edituploadednotes.php">
<input type="hidden" value="<?php echo $_GET['val']; ?>" name="val" >
<td><table width="100%" border="0" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="1" bgcolor="#FFFFFF">
  <tr>
    <td colspan="14" bgcolor="#ffffff"><strong>Edit Notes</strong></td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td width="249" bgcolor="#ffffff">Last spoke to</td>
    <td width="7" bgcolor="#ffffff">:</td>
   <td width="393" bgcolor="#ffffff"><textarea name="last_spoke_to" cols="40" rows="10">
Enter your last spoke to here....
</textarea>
      <br /></td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td width="249" bgcolor="#ffffff">Notes</td>
    <td width="7" bgcolor="#ffffff">:</td>
    <td width="393" bgcolor="#ffffff"><textarea name="notes" cols="40" rows="10">
Enter your notes here....
</textarea>
      <br /></td>
  </tr>
  <td wdith="1298" bgcolor="#ffffff">
  <input type="submit" name="Submit" value="Update" /></td>
  </tr>
</table></td>
</form>

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Question by:NeoAshura
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by:Aaron Tomosky
ID: 35139163
VALUES (".$val.",".$notes.");
Should be
VALUES ("'".$val."','".$notes."'");
And really should wrap Val and notes in mysqlrealescapestrig
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by:NeoAshura
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Hi there sadly

VALUES ("'".$val."','".$notes."'");

is incorrect and is not correct syntax i tried to change the " and the ' but nothing worked.
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Scott Madeira earned 500 total points
ID: 35139756
You have an extra " in there. Try this....

VALUES ('".$val."','".$notes."')";
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by:NeoAshura
ID: 35139871
ok the insert works but when i try to query the database to get the output i get errors.

here is my query to try and get output stored in two tables.

can you help me please? im trying to extract all data from both tables. based on the variable passed.

$sql = "SELECT * FROM customer, notes WHERE customer_name = '" . $val . "'";

it says my query is ambiguous. any ideas?

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by:NeoAshura
ID: 35146619
Answered the bug error i was having.
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