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What is the correct code for this if statement?

Posted on 2011-09-05
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Here's the if statemement that I'm using:

if($email_sent<>"0000-00-00")
{
do something
}
else
{
do another thing
}

It's not working correctly and I don't know why. When I print out the $email_sent variable, it comes back "0000-00-00." Yet, it just blows right past my if statement.

So, what do I need to do different? I need to write an if statement that effectively identifies those situations where the date field is 0000-00-00. Right now, what I have written isn't doing that and I don't know why.

Thoughts?
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Question by:brucegust
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Marco Gasi earned 1600 total points
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Use != instead <>:

if($email_sent != "0000-00-00")
{
do something
}
else
{
do another thing
}
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by:Daelt
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not sure about the <> supported by php.

Maybe have a try with this :
if($email_sent != "0000-00-00")
{
do something
}
else
{
do another thing
}

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by:Daelt
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lol MarqusG was a bit quicker to answer ;)

Hope it works anyway
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by:brucegust
ID: 36484687
Thanks, guys!
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