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Multiple Selected, Dynamic Select

Thread began 5/30/2018 11:19 am by vernon webb | Last modified 5/30/2018 12:07 pm by Ray Borduin | 83 views | 1 replies |

vernon webb

Multiple Selected, Dynamic Select

OK so I got this one to work, but I cannot get the multiples to work.

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

In order for a multiple select list to submit multiple values it has to have a name that ends with []. That tells php to create it as an array so it can hold more than one value, so I updated your select list to name="company[]"

Then your plugin page has to filter with the list of all of the values from the array and not the single value. To do that I updated your recordset parameter from:
$rsCONTACTS->bindParam("il", "".$_GET['company'] ."", "-1"); //colname

to:
$rsCONTACTS->bindParam("il", "".(isset($_GET['company'])?implode(",",$_GET['company']):"") ."", "-1"); //colname

The data type changes from integer (i) to integer list (il).

Then the $_GET['company'] value is combined into a comma separated list using the implode() function.

Making those two changes fixes your lists.

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