[Webinar] Streamline your web hosting managementRegister Today

x
?
Solved

Foreach loop question

Posted on 2011-03-22
1
Medium Priority
?
301 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hi - I have a foreach loop where I want to split the output up so that I can display the content in 2 columns instead of 1.

At the minute I get the following HTML output:

<div id="itemExtraFields">
  <div class="even typeTextarea group6"> <!-- ITEM 1 --></div>
  <div class="odd typeTextarea group6"> <!-- ITEM 2 --></div>
  <div class="odd typeTextarea group6"> <!-- ITEM 3 --></div>
  <div class="even typeTextarea group6"> <!-- ITEM 4 --></div>
  <div class="odd typeTextarea group6"> <!-- ITEM 5 --></div>
  <div class="odd typeTextarea group6"> <!-- ITEM 6 --></div>
</div>


But What I really need to do is wrap a <div> around the 1st 4 items and then a <div> around the last 2. So I can style them as 2 columns.

Below is my php ... hopefully you can suggest the best solution for this.

Thanks


<div class="itemExtraFields">
			<?php foreach ($this->item->extra_fields as $key=>$extraField):?>
			<div class="<?php echo ($key%2) ? "odd" : "even"; ?> type<?php echo ucfirst($extraField->type); ?> group<?php echo $extraField->group; ?>">
				<!--<span class="itemExtraFieldsLabel"><//?php echo $extraField->name; ?>:</span>-->
				<span class="itemExtraFieldsValue"><?php echo $extraField->value; ?></span>
 	            <div class="clear"></div>
            </div>
			<?php endforeach; ?>
	  </div>

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:Eternal_Student
1 Comment
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
jrm213jrm213 earned 2000 total points
ID: 35192725
Hi,

try the following code, it is untested but I think it should work. Basically wrap a div around it for the first pass and every 4 items close the div and open a new one. then close the remaining open div at the end.
<?php $counter=0;?>
<div class="itemExtraFields">
			<?php foreach ($this->item->extra_fields as $key=>$extraField):?>
if($counter == 0){echo("<div class=\"itemExtraFieldsContainer\">");}else{if($counter % 4 == 0){echo("</div><div class=\"itemExtraFieldsContainer\">");}}
			<div class="<?php echo ($key%2) ? "odd" : "even"; ?> type<?php echo ucfirst($extraField->type); ?> group<?php echo $extraField->group; ?>">
				<!--<span class="itemExtraFieldsLabel"><//?php echo $extraField->name; ?>:</span>-->
				<span class="itemExtraFieldsValue"><?php echo $extraField->value; ?></span>
 	            <div class="clear"></div>
            </div>
			<?php  
$counter++;
endforeach; ?>
	  </div></div>

Open in new window

0

Featured Post

Take Control of Web Hosting For Your Clients

As a web developer or IT admin, successfully managing multiple client accounts can be challenging. In this webinar we will look at the tools provided by Media Temple and Plesk to make managing your clients’ hosting easier.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Many old projects have bad code, but the budget doesn't exist to rewrite the codebase. You can update this code to be safer by introducing contemporary input validation, sanitation, and safer database queries.
There are times when I have encountered the need to decompress a response from a PHP request. This is how it's done, but you must have control of the request and you can set the Accept-Encoding header.
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…
The viewer will learn how to create and use a small PHP class to apply a watermark to an image. This video shows the viewer the setup for the PHP watermark as well as important coding language. Continue to Part 2 to learn the core code used in creat…
Suggested Courses

591 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question