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database info in forms

HI all

i am just wondering if this is at all possible

i know you can get data from mysql database and display it in a table format

what i would like to know is if it is possible to show the data in a text field so i could then change the data and submit it back to the database.

thanks in advance
Aug 14 '06 #1
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9,065 Expert Mod 8TB
Yes, just write it as the value of a text input or textarea and you will be able to edit it. You will need some more serverside script to write it back to the MySQL database.
Aug 14 '06 #2
i have tried putting it in where i think is the right place but i get a prse error
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  1. echo " <tr>
  2. <td align=\"center\">{$row['dr']}</td>
  3. <td align=\"center\">{$row['game']}</td>
  4. <td align=\"center\">{$row['time']}</td>
  5. <td align=\"center\">{$row['Channel']}</td>
  6. <td align=\"center\">{$row['home_score']}</td>
  7. <td align=\"center\"><input type="text" name="as" size="30" value="<?php echo {$row['away_score']}; ?>" /></td>
  8. </tr>\n";
can anyone help
the error i am getting is:
parse error: parse error, unexpected T_STRING, expecting ',' or ':' in the "file name" on line 87

the long line is 87

any help would be greatly appriciated
Aug 14 '06 #3
9,065 Expert Mod 8TB
You got confused, you where already inside an echo statement when suddenly you stop escaping " and issue another echo command on that line.
Aug 14 '06 #4
thanks for replying so quickly

so how do i get around this problem???

do i stop the first echo statement before the line??
Aug 14 '06 #5

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