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Old March 12th, 2006, 03:10 PM
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Hello to everyone reading this.

Im a beginner of PHP and MySQL, and i'm having a little difficulty updating one of my databases.

Basically, i have a single page consisting of a table, where i echo some information from the database. This echoing occurs without fail.

I also have x3 drop down menus, one for a Comment, another for Progress and the last for confirming whether the job is Complete or not.

When i make my selections and press submit, it looks as though it updates the database, but it does not. Although the clear button works.

Here's my code.

--------------------------

<?
session_start();
?>

<?
include "conn.inc.php";
$query ="SELECT * FROM admin WHERE AdminID= '" . $_SESSION['admin_logged']."'
AND password =(password('" . $_SESSION['admin_password'] . "'));";
$result = mysql_query($query) or die(mysql_error());
$new = mysql_fetch_array($result);
?>

<html>
<head>
<title>Fault Reporting System : : Complete A Call</title>
<body background="h.gif">
<body>
<br>
<div align="center"><h2>Welcome <? echo $new['First_Name']; ?>.<br> Please Select A Call You Would Like To Complete</h2></div>
<br>

<?
include "conn1.inc.php";

$q1 = "SELECT FaultID, AdminID, StaffID, Location, Problem_Desc,
              Date, Technician_Comment, Progress, Complete
       FROM FAULT
       WHERE AdminID= '" . $_SESSION['admin_logged']."'
       AND Progress = 'Ongoing'";

$result = mysql_query($q1) or die(mysql_error());
$ans= mysql_num_rows($result);

?>

<?
// updating the database

include "conn1.inc.php";

    if ($_POST['submit'] == "Update")
    {
    if ($_POST['AdminID'] != "" && $_POST['Technician_Comment'] != "" && $_POST['Complete'] != ""
    && $_POST['Progress'] != "")

    $q8 = "INSERT INTO Fault(Technician_Comment, Progress)
       VALUES('" . $_POST['Techncian_Comment'] . "', '" . $_POST['Progress'] . "');";

      $result = mysql_query($q8) or die(mysql_error());
      $_SESSION['admin_logged'] = $_POST['AdminID'];
      $_SESSION['admin_password'] = $_POST['password'];
    }
?>


<?

//EOD, all table variables held between EOD statements;

$progress_table=<<<EOD
<div align="center"><h4>Here Are Your Outstanding Calls</h4></div>
<form action="Fault_All_My_Completed_Calls.php" method="post">
<table width="100%" border="5" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" align="center">
  <tr>
    <th>FaultID</th>
    <th>AdminID</th>
    <th>StaffID</th>
    <th>Location</th>
    <th>Problem Description</th>
    <th>Technician Comment</th>
    <th>Date</th>
    <th>Progress</th>
    <th>Complete</th>
  </tr>

EOD;

while($row = mysql_fetch_array($result))
{
    $FaultID = $row['FaultID'];
    $AdminID = $row['AdminID'];
    $StaffID = $row['StaffID'];
    $Location = $row['Location'];
    $Problem_Desc = $row['Problem_Desc'];
    $Technician_Comment = $row['Technician_Comment'];
    $Date = $row['Date'];
    $Progress = $row['Progress'];
    $Complete = $row['Complete'];

    $progress_table_info .=<<<EOD
    <tr>
      <td>$FaultID</td>
      <td>$AdminID</td>
      <td>$StaffID</td>
      <td>$Location</td>
      <td>$Problem_Desc</td>
      <td><select name="Technician_Comment">
    <option value="" SELECTED>Select Comment...</option>
    <option value="Working fine now">Working fine now</option>
    <option value="Sent back to manufacturer">Sent back to manufacturer</option>
    <option value="3rd party coming in to look at it">3rd party coming in to look at it</option>
    <option value="Need more time">Need more time</option>
          </select></td>
      <td>$Date</td>
      <td><select name="Progress">
    <option value="" SELECTED>Select Progress...</option>
    <option value="Ongoing">Ongoing</option>
    <option value="Complete">Complete</option>
          </select></td>

    <td><select name="Complete">
    <option value="" SELECTED>Complete...</option>
    <option value="Yes">Yes</option>
    <option value="No">No</option>
    </select></td>

    </tr>

EOD;
}
$progress_table_info .=<<<EOD


<tr>
  <td> </td>

EOD;

$progress_table_end ="</table>";
$progress =<<<PROGRESS
    $progress_table
    $progress_table_info
    $progress_table_end
PROGRESS;
echo $progress;
?>
<br>
<br>
<input type="submit" name="submit" value="Submit">
<input type="reset" value="Clear">
</body>
</html>

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If anyone has any solutions i'd be glad to hear them. Thankyou.

H.



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$q8 = "INSERT INTO Fault(Technician_Comment, Progress)
       VALUES('" . $_POST['Techncian_Comment'] . "', '" . $_POST['Progress'] . "');";

You misspelled Technician; Techncian_Comment should be Technician_Comment


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A tip on naming variables, functions, procedures, etc...:
• Avoid misspelled words in names
• Avoid words that are commonly misspelled in English

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Hi,

I made the changes to the code, thanks for that by the way. But the database is STILL NOT updating for some reason.

The modified code is below. I can't see much wrong with it to be honest. But then again i did not notice the spelling mistake neither. .

My initial thoughts were, are you able to echo information and update information in a single form? I'm not sure, although i don't see why not, and thats why i have made this such attempt.

Again, if anyone can help, i'd be glad to hear.

Heres the newly modified code.

------------------

<?
session_start();
?>

<?
include "conn.inc.php";
$query ="SELECT * FROM admin WHERE AdminID= '" . $_SESSION['admin_logged']."'
AND password =(password('" . $_SESSION['admin_password'] . "'));";
$result = mysql_query($query) or die(mysql_error());
$new = mysql_fetch_array($result);
?>

<html>
<head>
<title>Fault Reporting System : : Complete A Call</title>
<body background="h.gif">
<body>
<br>
<div align="center"><h2>Welcome <? echo $new['First_Name']; ?>.<br> Please Select A Call You Would Like To Complete</h2></div>
<br>

<?
include "conn1.inc.php";

$q1 = "SELECT FaultID, AdminID, StaffID, Location, Problem_Desc,
              Date, Technician_Comment, Progress, Complete
       FROM FAULT
       WHERE AdminID= '" . $_SESSION['admin_logged']."'
       AND Progress = 'Ongoing'";

$result = mysql_query($q1) or die(mysql_error());
$ans= mysql_num_rows($result);

?>

<?
// updating the database

include "conn1.inc.php";

    if ($_POST['submit'] == "Update")
    {
    if ($_POST['AdminID'] != "" && $_POST['Technician_Comment'] != "" && $_POST['Complete'] != ""
    && $_POST['Progress'] != "")

    $q8 = "INSERT INTO Fault(Technician_Comment, Progress, Complete)
       VALUES('" . $_POST['Technician_Comment'] . "', '" . $_POST['Progress'] . "', '" . $_POST['Complete'] . "');";

      $result = mysql_query($q8) or die(mysql_error());
      $_SESSION['admin_logged'] = $_POST['AdminID'];
      $_SESSION['admin_password'] = $_POST['password'];
    }
?>


<?

//EOD, all table variables held between EOD statements;

$progress_table=<<<EOD
<div align="center"><h4>Here Are Your Outstanding Calls</h4></div>
<form action="Fault_All_My_Completed_Calls.php" method="post">
<table width="100%" border="5" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" align="center">
  <tr>
    <th>FaultID</th>
    <th>AdminID</th>
    <th>StaffID</th>
    <th>Location</th>
    <th>Problem Description</th>
    <th>Technician Comment</th>
    <th>Date</th>
    <th>Progress</th>
    <th>Complete</th>
  </tr>

EOD;

while($row = mysql_fetch_array($result))
{
    $FaultID = $row['FaultID'];
    $AdminID = $row['AdminID'];
    $StaffID = $row['StaffID'];
    $Location = $row['Location'];
    $Problem_Desc = $row['Problem_Desc'];
    $Technician_Comment = $row['Technician_Comment'];
    $Date = $row['Date'];
    $Progress = $row['Progress'];
    $Complete = $row['Complete'];

    $progress_table_info .=<<<EOD
    <tr>
      <td>$FaultID</td>
      <td>$AdminID</td>
      <td>$StaffID</td>
      <td>$Location</td>
      <td>$Problem_Desc</td>
      <td><select name="Technician_Comment">
    <option value="" SELECTED>Select Comment...</option>
    <option value="Working fine now">Working fine now</option>
    <option value="Sent back to manufacturer">Sent back to manufacturer</option>
    <option value="3rd party coming in to look at it">3rd party coming in to look at it</option>
    <option value="Need more time">Need more time</option>
          </select></td>
      <td>$Date</td>
      <td><select name="Progress">
    <option value="" SELECTED>Select Progress...</option>
    <option value="Ongoing">Ongoing</option>
    <option value="Complete">Complete</option>
          </select></td>

    <td><select name="Complete">
    <option value="" SELECTED>Complete...</option>
    <option value="Yes">Yes</option>
    <option value="No">No</option>
    </select></td>

    </tr>

EOD;
}
$progress_table_info .=<<<EOD


<tr>
  <td> </td>

EOD;

$progress_table_end ="</table>";
$progress =<<<PROGRESS
    $progress_table
    $progress_table_info
    $progress_table_end
PROGRESS;
echo $progress;
?>
<br>
<br>
<input type="submit" name="submit" value="Submit">
<input type="reset" value="Clear">
</body>
</html>

-----------------------
Thankyou.

H.

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