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Hey I appreciate the help just before the weekend...

This snippet is a simplified version of what I'm running, but it produces the same error

>>parse error, expecting `T_STRING' or `T_VARIABLE' or `T_NUM_STRING'<<

and refers to the 7th line of code below when I run it.

Here it is:

<?php
include 'connect.inc';
$a_office = 'El Dorado Hills';
$a_os = 'winme';
$srch = mysql_query( "SELECT os_id FROM os WHERE operating_sys = '$a_os'", $db);
$sql = "INSERT INTO agent (office_id, os_id) VALUES ('$array[\"os_id\"]')";
?>


Can anyone help, please???

Thanks again!


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The problem is that PHP is trying to substitute an array variable in a string, but your index begins with the double-quote character. The only allowable tokens in a string index are a character string (T_STRING), another variable (T_VARIABLE), or a number (T_NUM_STRING).

Rewrite that line like this:

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$sql = "INSERT INTO agent (office_id, os_id) VALUES ('$array[os_id]')";
PHP assumes anything within square brackets is the index to the array, since it's already parsing it from within string context.

For more information on how PHP performs variable substitution within strings, read the manual at:
  http://www.php.net/types.string


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Thank you for your help, Nik ;)

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