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Insert Multiple Records Question

Thread began 6/24/2009 8:50 pm by eyethian348566 | Last modified 6/26/2009 9:15 am by eyethian348566 | 1227 views | 3 replies


Originally Said By: Ray Borduin
  The code depends on the naming convention to keep track of which field is filled out. Using the naming convention you recommend you wouldn't be able to get checkboxes to work since unchecked boxes would not be in the array and your form would have arrays of varrying length. This would prevent you from matching the array value to the correct corresponding value.  

Thank you for getting back to me quickly. First off; I simply assigned a counter value to the checkboxes. This way, the selected checkboxes will have a corresponding value, and the form will know what elements were selected, etc. Problem solved. :)

However, as you have aptly illustrated below;

  Also, your technique would prevent users from having a multiselect list or checkbox group in thier form... It actaully requires naming like:
student_0[], student_1[], student_2[]... since the form fields themselves can be arrays already.  

So the array technique in form collection isn't perfect. I'm not gonna quibble with you about that. I originally coded PHP the hard way; via BlueFish on Linux systems. When I first used Dreamweaver CS3, my eyes bugged out; you can do that with a simple server behavior? Never looked back.

I'm trying to get away from that, and try to rely on professional tools like your offerings a little bit more. I guess I will expect to stumble a little bit more of these 'gotcha's' as I use your tools more often, and try to adapt my coding style appropriately. I just hate it when it happens, as it costs me time in debugging my work. So far, DataAssist has generally met my expectations.

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