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Old January 7th, 2006, 04:06 PM
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Default changing the value of variables in PHP

Hi there. I am trying to create a simple PHP program using the following code:

    $myfavmovie = urlencode(Madagascar);

  echo "<a href='moviesite.php?favmovie=$myfavmovie'>";
  echo "Click here to see information about my favorite movie!";
  echo "</a>";

I have a page that this is linked to - which seems to work fine, but when I change the value of "$myfavmovie" to anything else, "Madagascar" continues to show up. Are variables completely static within a page such that I cannot change them once I have assigned a value to it? That doesn't seem to me to be correct...

Here is the code on the subsequent page to which this is linked in case that matters...


echo "My favorite movie is ";
echo $_REQUEST['favmovie'];


I am much obliged.
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Old January 8th, 2006, 12:09 AM
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I've tried your code and it works fine..

If you change the value of $myfavmovie in the 1st file (save and press refresh on your browser) it does change the value in the second (when you click the link).. I don't undertand where the problem is ??
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