So for checkbox:
Apple = checked
Mango = checked
My html code:
Here is a picture of what it looks like:
Again, I want the value of what is actually checked to display in a new page/form.
Thanks and sorry if I am not clear!
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You mentioned PHP, so I’m assuming you’re on a server running PHP and your dev environment is ready to go!
Basically, web apps send data between pages by the URL/Querystring which you’ll see as some_page.php?key=value (which can be done using the form method GET, or manually constructing the query string, etc.), or by a POST (like your current FORM).
Then the “receiving” page just needs to access those values. In PHP, this is done through the $_GET and $_POST variables.
If you POST your form, you’ll need to indicate the page that will handle the POST processing, so let’s say the page you posted is form_main.php (or .htm since it doesn’t actually contain any server script). You’ll just want to change the FORM section to something like this:
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Dude...Sweet! Thanks! I'm going to try this right now!
The Checkbox doesn’t “exist” in the POST unless it’s checked
edit: I got the non-array examples to work! It took me about 10 minutes to realize I was trying to run the form outside of my localhost server. I was like "why is echo not working!"
I'm going to try the array next.
edit2: I got the array working correctly! The only error is that when I don't select anything in the array, it gives me an error saying "undefined index". It must not know how to handle 0 selections.
here is a screenshot of it:
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[DT] or anyone else, do you know how to strip the html from a php array on the fly for use when sending an html email?
$N = count($ends);
echo ('<table border="1" class="lines" width="100%">');
echo ("<tr><th>Look For</th>");
echo ("<th>Observed Comments</th></tr>");
for($i=0; $i < $N; $i++)
echo($ends[$i] . "<p>");
echo (" ");
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Yep, there’s a function built right into PHP:
returns a string with the tags removed ($string is the input string).
$str = '
this is some markup';
this is some markup
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I tried this:
$message = join($_POST['group1']).join($_POST['group2']).join($_POST['group3']);
and it prints out the correct strings from my arrays in this fashion:
string, string, string,etc.
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OK, cool, I was going to mention that the underlying tag parser could/can occasionally get frazzled if the markup isn’t to spec."Remember, you're young only once but you can be immature forever."
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