View Full Version : Select specific records from MySQL database by clicking link
07-04-2005, 08:04 PM
I'm just looking for a vague idea of what this is called so I can google for tutorials and what-not.
Utilizing a MYSQL d-base I'd like to have a php page where a user can select a letter such as "S" and have all artists starting with an "S" listed.
Top of page: A, B, C, D, E, F,...... etc....., 1, 2, 3, 4,....
when someone selects "B" a list of table entries such as "beetles" "beatnuts" etc.. will appear
I'm sorry if this is a vague description of what I'm looking for but I'm in idea mode at the moment...
any direction would be appreciated.
07-04-2005, 08:37 PM
This is more of a MySQL question, but....
$sql = 'SELECT name, id FROM artists WHERE name ILIKE `'. $letter .'%` ORDER BY name ASC;'
That should do it for you.
07-05-2005, 03:42 PM
Sweet! Thanks Kurashu
07-05-2005, 05:14 PM
$sql = 'SELECT name, id FROM artists WHERE name LIKE `'. $letter .'%` ORDER BY name ASC;'
It's LIKE, not ILIKE.
07-06-2005, 06:26 AM
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