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Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '['

Thread began 7/28/2011 3:16 pm by iggymak198560 | Last modified 7/28/2011 6:29 pm by iggymak198560 | 963 views | 6 replies |


Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '['

I'm getting this browser error on trying to load the page with a Form Builder 2 form...

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '[', expecting T_STRING or T_VARIABLE or '$' in /home/sites/ on line 5

Here is the page's code, lines 1 through 9:

1. <?php require_once("../webassist/email/mail_php.php"); ?>
2. <?php require_once("../webassist/email/mailformatting_php.php"); ?>
3. <?php
4. if (!isset($_SESSION))session_start();
5. if ((isset(["WebsiteDevelopment_submit"]))) {
6. //WA Universal Email object="mail"
7. set_time_limit(0);
8. $EmailRef = "waue_index_5";
9. $BurstSize = 200;

This is using the web designer/development form template with only some color changes, width change and the button changed from submit to send it...

Can you tell from this what's happening and what I should change?

Thank you...


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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

the problem is this line of code:
if ((isset(["WebsiteDevelopment_submit"]))) {

but i cant tell you what it should be changed to without the entire page code to see the context.

please compress the page to a zip archive and attach the zip file.

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Ah yes here you go

Hi, sorry I should have done that for you. Things are strange here.

Anyway, attaching the page...

It's likely something simple but I'm just to stressed out with things.

Thanks for your quick reply.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

thanks, line 5 should be:

if ((isset($_POST["WebsiteDevelopment_submit"]))) {
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That worked :) [but...]

As I knew it would... (you guys might want to look at why it wrote it like that!).

I thank you. Thanks as well for making it, as I was actually just about to try and make up something like it...

There's an issue now with the validator prompts being displayed for all of the fields. Something must be triggering them all. Something missing? I don't remember what triggered others in the past but it was a simple thing.

This is a bit off topic, but for you guy's sake, like some other posters if Form Builder threads here, I too had tried it a few times. While none had the parsing issue you just fixed, they all displayed the validator prompts and some didn't take kindly to editing... some (Sharp and one other) made the fields go way outside the 'box.'

Sorry to have to hassle you but I'm runnin up and down looking after an old lady... :-O

You can see it here Questionnaire/


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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

the validation errors are showing on load because the SpryAssets/ folder has not been uploaded to the server.

make sure to upload the SpryAssets/ folder to the server.

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Ah ha!

Thanks... you rock!

I don't remember that folder... must be new...

We be rollin.'

Peace to you and yours.


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