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kakshmire
06-19-2006, 02:39 PM
hi, i've been looking at php upload forms, but i'm still not sure how to do this... if its possible.

i have a list of records displayed in the admin section of a site. when you click an individual record, i need a php file to be uploaded (more added, than uploaded) in a specific location. the php file contains one variable that needs to be set dependant on a field in the record. so something like

list item 1 fieldvalue=1
list item 2 fieldvalue=2
list item 3 fieldvalue=3

click list item 1 and

<?php

blah blah blah

variable=$fieldvalue

blah

?>

is uploaded to /admin/item$fieldvalue.php


i hope that makes sense, its kinda hard to explain. thanks for any help.

rlemon
06-19-2006, 08:50 PM
fopen()
fwrite()
fclose()

and when you write the code you need to call the variables funny.

'$'.'varname=value;\n'

or else it will assume $varname is a local variable you are attempting to access.

you can also make this a function (although i don't see why you would need too)

print makeVar('varname','value');

function makeVar($n,$v)
{
$n=($n && strlen($n) > 0) ? $n : 'undefined';
$v=($v && strlen($v) > 0) ? $v : 'undefined';
return '$'.$n.'='.$v;
}

GJay
06-19-2006, 09:14 PM
or just put the $variables inside single-quotes...

rlemon
06-19-2006, 09:16 PM
or just put the $variables inside single-quotes...
.... or that i guess... if you wanted to be fancey



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