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Posted on 2011-09-10
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Hi

this is the $distribution array

    Array
    (
        [ASCM72X36] => Array
            (
                [item_code] => ASCM72X36
                [quantity] => 5
                [selling_price] => 6758.00
            )
    
        [ASCM72X48] => Array
            (
                [item_code] => ASCM72X48
                [quantity] => 5
                [selling_price] => 
            )
    
        [ASCM72X60] => Array
            (
                [item_code] => ASCM72X60
                [quantity] => 5
                [selling_price] => 8544.00
            )
    )

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and this is the $sold array

        Array
        (
            [ASCM72X36] => Array
                (
                    [item_code] => ASCM72X36
                    [quantity] => 1.0
                )
        
            [ASCM72X60] => Array
                (
                    [item_code] => ASCM72X60
                    [quantity] => 1.0
                )
    ) 

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so im comparing keys and building new $responce array with new quantity and filter out quantity 0 products like below

        $i=0;
        foreach($distribution as $key => $new_distribution)
        {
          $newqty = $new_distribution['quantity'] - $sold[$key]['quantity'];
          if( $newqty != 0 && $new_distribution['selling_price'] != ""){
            $responce->data[$i]['item_code'] = $new_distribution['item_code'];
            $responce->data[$i]['quantity'] = $newqty;
            $responce->data[$i]['selling_price'] = $new_distribution['selling_price'];
          }
        $i++;
    
    }

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then i need to get json encode out put so im doing it like this

    echo json_encode($responce);

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im getting out put like

    {"data":{"0":{"item_code":"ASCM72X36","quantity":4,"selling_price":"6758.00"},"2":{"item_code":"ASCM72X60","quantity":4,"selling_price":"8544.00"}}}

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problem is im getting a "0", "2" etc.. in json. how to prevent that and get the out put like without those "0" s and "2" etc...?

    {"data":{"item_code":"ASCM72X36","quantity":4,"selling_price":"6758.00"},{"item_code":"ASCM72X60","quantity":4,"selling_price":"8544.00"}}

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Sorry for the bad English.


Regards
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Question by:3xtr3m3d
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greetings 3xtr3m3d,  There is a difference (I would say a BIG difference) in the way javascript uses arrays and Objects compared to how PHP uses element references inside the [ ]  . The  PHP json_encode( ) does a "text" conversion of PHP arrays and objects to javascript arrays and objects, which are Different than PHP stuff. What you show as the
{"data":{"0":{"
seems correct to me, if you use this in javascript, it will likely give you the same data structures and values that were in the PHP. In javascript arrays can not have text (strings) as elements between the [ ]  . however you can access object elements with data.ASCM72X60 or data['ASCM72X60']
do you have problems in the javascript access for the data object ?
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by:hielo
hielo earned 1000 total points
ID: 36518012
right BEFORE:

echo json_encode($responce);


try:
...
$responce=(array)$responce;
echo json_encode($responce);
...
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by:3xtr3m3d
ID: 36518302
Thanks for the replies guys. that didn't remove array indices though.

@Slick812: ya with those indices im having problem loading a Extjs store.

anyway this solved my problem

                    $arr=array();
                    $arr['item_code'] = $new_distribution['item_code'];
                    $arr['quantity'] = $newqty;
                    $arr['selling_price'] = $new_distribution['selling_price'];
                    $responce->data[] = $arr;

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Thanks

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