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Hi Experts,

Im creating a PHP page that resturns database values, I went the WHERE clause of my SQL statement to pick up the value in a textbox.

In VB id do something like...

WHERE (PrtNumber = '" & FlxMestecReport(RowCount, 17) & "')"

How do you guys do it?

Thanks,
Dean.
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by:Dave Baldwin
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$sql = "... WHERE `PrtNumber` = '$textboxvalue'";
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by:Dave Baldwin
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You didn't say which SQL you are using and which driver...
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Ray Paseur earned 2000 total points
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By "textbox" do you mean a form <input> control?  If so, you might have something like this

// THE ACTION SCRIPT
$x = mysql_real_escape_string($_GET["x"];
$q = "SELECT thing FROM mytable WHERE PrtNumber = '$x' LIMIT 1";
$r = mysql_query($q) or die( mysql_error() );
$n = mysql_num_rows($r);
if ($n) echo "I GOT ONE";
if (!$n) die( "I DID NOT FIND ANYTHING EQUAL TO $x" );
$s = mysql_fetch_assoc($r);
var_dump($s);

// THE FORM INPUT
<form>
<input name="x" />
<input type="submit" />
</form>
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by:deanlee17
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Thats great, thanks guys. Ray gave the best answer I think,
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