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    Quick if (or|or|or) question.

    Are multiple or statements allowed like this?

    It seems it only picks up the first two...

    Code:
    if ($counter == 4|$counter==10|$counter==18){
    //dostuff
    }

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    you need to use
    || not | as the OR operator, AFAIK...

    HTH
    Dan
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    A single | is a bitwise operator. This is combining the values on either side in binary.

    Use a double || for a logical operator to produce a TRUE/FALSE result.
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