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Nested Array

Thread began 2/04/2011 7:47 am by swolock397582 | Last modified 2/04/2011 12:51 pm by Jason Byrnes | 809 views | 1 replies |


Nested Array

I have a table with 100 widgets (widget 1-100). The 100 widgets are grouped into 5 different categories (category A-E). In 5 variables, 1 for each category, I would like store the IDs for each widget in the category. So $categoryA = id1, id13, id45, etc., $categoryB = id6, id9, id20, etc., and so on. Is this doable?

I appreciate anyone's help with this. Thanks

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

create a recordset for each category to return the records for that category: for example:
SELECT widgetID FROM widgets WHERE category = 'categoryA'

then use a recordset repeat to add each id to an array;


= array();
do {
$categoryA[] = $row_rsCatA['widgetID'];
} while (
$row_rsCatA mysql_fetch_assoc($rsCatA));

you can display the ID's as a comma separated list using this code:

<?php echo(implode(", ",$categoryA)); ?>
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