Tech or Treat! Write an article about your scariest tech disaster to win gadgets!Learn more

x
?
Solved

Coldfusion Form submit / SQL question

Posted on 2013-06-19
2
Medium Priority
?
519 Views
Last Modified: 2013-06-19
I have added "multiple" to my select dropdown, but I'm not sure how to adjust my SQL query on the action page to compensate for multiple city selections? Any help appreciated!

screenshot of multiselect menu
<cfselect name = "City" query = "city" value = "City" queryPosition="below" selected = "#prefillCity#" class="selectpicker show-menu-arrow span6" multiple>
      <option value=" ">All Cities</option>
      </cfselect>


<!---QUERY ON FORM ACTION PAGE--->
<cfquery name="listings" datasource="datasource" result="result">
SELECT * from res INNER JOIN seo on res.Listid = seo.Listid
WHERE 0=0

<!---Search by City--->
<cfif StructKeyExists(form,"City") and len(trim(form.City))>
 AND City = '#form.City#'
</cfif>
0
Comment
Question by:Bang-O-Matic
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 52

Accepted Solution

by:
_agx_ earned 2000 total points
ID: 39260808
(Edit) Since the field will now contain multiple cities, the SQL should switch to an IN (....) clause instead of equals (single comparison only).  ie WHERE City IN ( 'list', 'of', 'city', 'names')

<!---Search by City--->
<cfif StructKeyExists(form,"City") and len(trim(form.City))>
 AND City IN (
         <cfqueryparam value="#form.City#" cfsqltype="cf_sql_varchar" list="true">
     )
</cfif>
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Bang-O-Matic
ID: 39260830
Works perfect! Thanks _agx_.
0

Featured Post

Tech or Treat!

Submit an article about your scariest tech experience—and the solution—and you’ll be automatically entered to win one of 4 fantastic tech gadgets.

Question has a verified solution.

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

In this series, we will discuss common questions received as a database Solutions Engineer at Percona. In this role, we speak with a wide array of MySQL and MongoDB users responsible for both extremely large and complex environments to smaller singl…
An alternative to the "For XML" way of pivoting and concatenating result sets into strings, and an easy introduction to "common table expressions" (CTEs). Being someone who is always looking for alternatives to "work your data", I came across this …
In this video, Percona Solution Engineer Dimitri Vanoverbeke discusses why you want to use at least three nodes in a database cluster. To discuss how Percona Consulting can help with your design and architecture needs for your database and infras…
In this video, Percona Solutions Engineer Barrett Chambers discusses some of the basic syntax differences between MySQL and MongoDB. To learn more check out our webinar on MongoDB administration for MySQL DBA: https://www.percona.com/resources/we…
Suggested Courses

649 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