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Thread: PHP Array?
10-22-2012, 11:58 PM #1
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I am trying to combine several variables into one PHP array (I think)
Basically the user keys in the date and time into 6 boxes:
YYYY MM DD HH MM SS
I am then trying to combine those fields into one array.
Whatever I'm doing is not working and I'd really appreciate some help.
$start_time = $start_year,$start_month,$start_date,$start_hour,$start_minute,$start_seconds;
10-23-2012, 12:11 AM #2
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Looks to me that you mean a string, not an array.
To convert that to an array, you'd simply wrap it in
array(). So that would be
array($start_year, . . ., $start_seconds);.
What you want is a string. I'd recommend a sprintf as its simple.
Since these come from HTML, you can also generate the array there. That may be a lot easier to work with and be more beneficial overall.PHP Code:
$start_time = sprintf('%d %d %d %d %d %d', $start_year, $start_month, $start_date, $start_hour, $start_minute, $start_seconds);
Then it will be retrieved as an array already. This is nice as to match the format you have above you'd simply implode() with a space, but you can still look up what you need based on the offset of $_POST['inputDate']['itemhere'].Code:<input type="text" name="inputDate[year]" /> <input type="text" name="inputDate[month]" /> ...
Last edited by Fou-Lu; 10-23-2012 at 12:17 AM.
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