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Request Variable to sort Email sent in UE from a Registration Form

Thread began 1/07/2010 2:18 pm by Daryl | Last modified 1/08/2010 1:07 pm by Jason Byrnes | 827 views | 3 replies |

DarylBeta Tester

Request Variable to sort Email sent in UE from a Registration Form

I have a UE registration form that sends data to a database and also sends two emails, one to the administrators and one to the person registering.

When a person registers they select a member organisation from a drop down which submits the record number of that organisation to the database.

When the admins receive the email it shows the record number and not the unit name.

php:
<?php echo((isset($_POST["unit"]))?$_POST["unit"]:""?>



How would I get the unit name to show instead?

I have tried linking the unit name

php:
<?php echo $row_unit['unit_name']?>



But this just displays the first unit name in the database.

So how do I show the unit name that corresponds to the unit number submitted in the form?

If I do this

SELECT units.unit_name
FROM units
WHERE units.unit_id
How would I do



WHERE units.unit_id = Request Variable?

or whatever is required to show the name based on the session variable sent from the submitted form?

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

when creating the recordset, in simple view, set the filtering options to:
filter: unit_id =
Form variable $_POST["unit"]

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DarylBeta Tester

Sorry - School boy question!

Thanks again Jason

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

no worries.

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