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Can't set session variable based on form value

Thread began 3/15/2010 11:48 am by sandy170299 | Last modified 3/15/2010 1:54 pm by Jason Byrnes | 1905 views | 1 replies |


Can't set session variable based on form value

This is in PHP. I want to set the session variable based on a form value once the form is submitted.

This is the code:

if (!session_id()) session_start();
if(isset($_POST["submit"])) {
$_SESSION["sessCustomer"] = "".((isset($_POST["select"]))?$_POST["select"]:"") ."";

On the next page, I'm trying to call the session variable and output it on the page, but it's always blank:

<?php echo $_SESSION['sessCustomer']; ?>

Am I taking the wrong approach?

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

any time you want to output a session variable, you should include code to tell php to find the session first:
if(!session)id()) session_start);
echo $_SESSION['sessCustomer'];

if it still does not work, posta a copy of your page so I can see the code in context.

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