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[nycphp-talk] How to pass array when click on "submit" ?

Elijah Insua tmpvar at gmail.com
Thu Jan 29 11:43:30 EST 2009


anyone else care to beat the (dead) dog?

On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 11:33 AM, Brian Dailey <brian at realm3.com> wrote:

> Jesse, don't worry about having questions, they are welcome on this list.
>
> As far as your question, yes, it can be done. If you create a form input
> labeled data[Person][name] it will be referenced in the next page like this:
>
> $_POST['data']['Person']['name]
>
> Some frameworks use this extensively, as it makes it easy to recursively go
> over data.
>
> - Brian
>
>
>
>
> Jesse Callaway wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 12:30 AM, Michele Waldman <mmwaldman at nyc.rr.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Fernando hit is right on the head and Elijah's post was fun.  Why are we
>>> still going here?
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: talk-bounces at lists.nyphp.org [mailto:talk-bounces at lists.nyphp.org]
>>> On
>>> Behalf Of Jesse Callaway
>>> Sent: Wednesday, January 28, 2009 12:15 AM
>>> To: NYPHP Talk
>>> Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] How to pass array when click on "submit" ?
>>>
>>> On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 7:44 PM, Zakir Tariverdiev
>>> <zakir_tariverdiev at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> OnClick=AddRow()"... are you trying to send a JavaScript array to the
>>>> server?
>>>> This is not really a PHP issue. But check out the following link,
>>>>
>>>>
>>> http://www.coderanch.com/t/120794/HTML-JavaScript/sending-javascript-array-s
>>> erver
>>>
>>>> it might help.
>>>>
>>>> Also, note that your City and State <input tags> are enclosed inside
>>>> <label>, I don't think that was intentional on your part.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --- On Mon, 1/26/09, chad qian <nynj.tech at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> From: chad qian <nynj.tech at hotmail.com>
>>>> Subject: [nycphp-talk] How to pass array when click on "submit" ?
>>>> To: talk at lists.nyphp.org
>>>> Date: Monday, January 26, 2009, 10:54 PM
>>>>
>>>> In "tbody",I can add or remove more
>>>>
>>> "name[]","position[]","city[]","state[]"
>>>
>>>> and "zip[]" through "add" or "remove" buttons.
>>>> On "create.php" page, I expect to show all like:
>>>> 1.
>>>> name
>>>> position
>>>> city
>>>> state
>>>> zip
>>>> 2.
>>>> name
>>>> position
>>>> city
>>>> state
>>>> zip
>>>> 3.
>>>> name
>>>> position
>>>> city
>>>> state
>>>> zip
>>>> ----------
>>>> --------
>>>> --------
>>>>
>>>> How to program php script to pass all these above
>>>> information?"name","position","city","state" and "zip" are all array.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks!
>>>>
>>>> chad
>>>>
>>>> <form name="form1" method="post" action="create2.php">
>>>> <tr>
>>>> <td><strong>Step2: Board of directors:(Must have at least
>>>>
>>> one)</strong></td>
>>>
>>>> <td>&nbsp;</td>
>>>> </tr>
>>>> <tbody id="dynamic_table_body">
>>>> <tr>
>>>> <td><label>Name:</label></td>
>>>> <td> <input type="text" name="bn[]" id="bn" /></td>
>>>> </tr>
>>>> <tr>
>>>> <td>Position:</td>
>>>> <td><label>
>>>> <select name="select[]" id="select">
>>>> <option value="president" selected>president</option>
>>>> <option value="vice president">vice president</option>
>>>> <option value="secretary">secretary</option>
>>>> <option value="others">others</option>
>>>> </select>
>>>> </label></td>
>>>> </tr>
>>>> <tr>
>>>> <td>City:</td>
>>>> <td><label>
>>>> <input type="text" name="city[]" id="city" />
>>>> </label></td>
>>>> </tr>
>>>> <tr>
>>>> <td>State:</td>
>>>> <td><label>
>>>> <input type="text" name="state[]" id="city" />
>>>> </label></td>
>>>> </tr>
>>>> <tr>
>>>> <td>Zip:</td>
>>>> <td><label>
>>>> <input type="text" name="zip[]" id="textfield3" />
>>>> </label></td>
>>>> </tr>
>>>> <tr>
>>>> <td colspan="2"><button type="button" onClick="AddRow ();">Add
>>>> </button></td>
>>>> </tr>
>>>> </form>
>>>>
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>>> The name of a form element affects the data type? Doesn't some sort of
>>> eval or ${} magic have to happen here? This is a little funky playing
>>> around with bareword interpretation.
>>> Is there some switch in the global configuration which turns this kind
>>> of insanity off? I want my hash keys to be plain old strings, whether
>>> they have square brackets in them or not.
>>>
>>> Referring to Elijah's post, er email... I would expect that
>>>
>>>
>>> <input name="data[test][]" value="index 0" />
>>>
>>>  would yield a normal 1-dimensional array with an unfortunately named key
>>>
>>> $_POST['data[test][]'] == "index 0"
>>>
>>> -jesse
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>> I was just kind of caught off guard, not trying to derail the
>> discussion. I had no idea that this could be done. Is it really true?
>>
>> -jesse
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