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Thread began 11/25/2009 12:18 am by Jaffa | Last modified 11/24/2014 10:07 am by Jaffa | 7743 views | 23 replies


Insert or Update select options into database (PHP/MySQL)

Hi - I have a table that has 6 fields. 4 fields have drop down menus. We want user to be able to select multiple options from within the drop downs. However, only 1 value is being inserted to record initially, and on update, only one option is being updated. We need to have multiple options from within the drop down menu/list added to the field on the database.

Up in the MySQL database, which I administer via PHP My Admin, I had set this field to datatype TEXT. Do I have to change that to ENUM or SET (which is giving me error # 1064?)

How do I resolve this? I am only adding or updating single record at a time. thanks.

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