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Delete Behaviour

Thread began 4/08/2010 8:11 am by John Langer | Last modified 4/08/2010 5:07 pm by John Langer | 2248 views | 6 replies

John LangerBeta Tester

Delete Behaviour

I'm having trouble deleting a record. The database structure is unusual in as much as I have the ID and the field showing the same information.

so:
serviceID servicename
Morning Morning
Evening Evening
South Green South Green

Now this works fine as long as there is not a space in the serviceID column. So it will delete Evening and Morning but NOT South Green.

This is the PHP code

php:
<?php 
// WA Application Builder Delete
if (isset($_POST["Delete_x"])) // Trigger
{
  
$WA_connection $localhost;
  
$WA_table "bbc_service";
  
$WA_redirectURL "bbc_service_Results.php";
  
$WA_keepQueryString false;
  
$WA_fieldNamesStr "serviceID";
  
$WA_columnTypesStr "',none,''";
  
$WA_fieldValuesStr "".((isset($_POST["WADADeleteRecordID"]))?$_POST["WADADeleteRecordID"]:"")  ."";
  
$WA_comparisonStr "=";
  
$WA_fieldNames explode("|"$WA_fieldNamesStr);
  
$WA_fieldValues explode("|"$WA_fieldValuesStr);
  
$WA_columns explode("|"$WA_columnTypesStr);
  
$WA_comparisions explode("|"$WA_comparisonStr);
  
$WA_connectionDB $database_localhost;
  
mysql_select_db($WA_connectionDB$WA_connection);
  if (!
session_id()) session_start();
  
$deleteParamsObj WA_AB_generateWhereClause($WA_fieldNames$WA_columns$WA_fieldValues$WA_comparisions);
  
$WA_Sql "DELETE FROM `" $WA_table "` WHERE " $deleteParamsObj->sqlWhereClause;
  
$MM_editCmd mysql_query($WA_Sql$WA_connection) or die(mysql_error());
  if (
$WA_redirectURL != "")  {
    if (
$WA_keepQueryString && $WA_redirectURL != "" && isset($_SERVER["QUERY_STRING"]) && $_SERVER["QUERY_STRING"] !== "" && sizeof($_POST) > 0) {
      
$WA_redirectURL .= ((strpos($WA_redirectURL'?') === false)?"?":"&").$_SERVER["QUERY_STRING"];
    }
    
header("Location: ".$WA_redirectURL);
  }
}
?>

Is there anything I can add / alter to that code that will allow the deletion of a record that has a space in the ID?

I know that this was probably bad design when I did this (about a year ago now) but it seemed a good idea at the time. If I was to change the ID to a numeric value now it would involve changing an awful lot of pages else where in the site that uses the data. So If there is a simple solution I'd be grateful to know it. Like adding an underscore if there is a space for example. The code is beyond my level of expertise I'm afraid.

Many thanks.

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