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by graham262
Fri Aug 24, 2007 12:29 am
Forum: PHP coding => General
Topic: Storing emails a good idea?
Replies: 0
Views: 703

Storing emails a good idea?

I have a situation where I need to record emails send from a data management system we have. At the moment I just store the sender, receiver and title of the email, but my there is a request to also store the email it's self in case they need to look it up. I initially said that storing the email co...
by graham262
Mon Jul 23, 2007 5:40 pm
Forum: mySQL & php coding
Topic: home, host university link problem
Replies: 2
Views: 1432

Excellent, thanks Flann that's worked fine!

G.
by graham262
Thu Jun 14, 2007 11:01 pm
Forum: mySQL & php coding
Topic: home, host university link problem
Replies: 2
Views: 1432

home, host university link problem

Hi, I've got a table "students" with the following fields {student_name, home_university, host_university}, both home and host universities are ID that refer to a "university" table containing {id, name, city} for example What I want to do is pull out from one query the student ID and the name of th...
by graham262
Wed May 23, 2007 7:13 pm
Forum: mySQL & php coding
Topic: dealing with timezones
Replies: 0
Views: 1128

dealing with timezones

Hi guys, I'm developing a data management system that has users situated in several different time zones (US, Taiwan, Japan). The problem I have is with dates that are entered into the system. At the moment when I echo date() I get the date the server is set to (in the US) so this will cause problem...
by graham262
Sun Nov 13, 2005 11:22 pm
Forum: Other Database Engines
Topic: Working with more than one type of database
Replies: 3
Views: 5209

yeah, that's what I'm thinking too. Cheers ruturajv.

G.
by graham262
Sat Nov 12, 2005 7:32 pm
Forum: Other Database Engines
Topic: Working with more than one type of database
Replies: 3
Views: 5209

Working with more than one type of database

Ok, here is my situation. I have a database program that uses MySQL on the users local computer (for offline work), but the online version (situated on a server elsewhere) maybe MySQL, Access, Oracle, or something else. When the user makes changes to the db, it stores the SQL query in a log file. He...
by graham262
Thu Oct 20, 2005 12:49 am
Forum: PHP coding => General
Topic: COM tutorials???
Replies: 3
Views: 942

How to build Excel and Word docs?

Thanks for the feedback so far. It seems that these article only touch on what COM is. What I am really after is tutorials on how to build Excel and Word docs. I want to be able to format the text and add borders and do all that kind of thing. Can't seem to find anything straightforward. I know ther...
by graham262
Wed Oct 19, 2005 9:21 pm
Forum: PHP coding => General
Topic: COM tutorials???
Replies: 3
Views: 942

COM tutorials???

Hi, Am very eager to dive into PHP COM programming to dynamically create word/excel doc etc.. Can anyone point me to a decent website with good tutorial covering all I need to know?? I've tried searching and found nothing but rubbish. Disappointingly my PHP books (even Wrox's PHP for professionals) ...
by graham262
Sun Sep 18, 2005 6:48 pm
Forum: PHP coding => General
Topic: how to get a unique computer ID number via PHP?
Replies: 3
Views: 1173

how to get a unique computer ID number via PHP?

Hi Guys,

Is there a way I can grab the hard drive number (or some other unique computer ID number) via PHP?

Graham.
by graham262
Wed Jul 27, 2005 5:36 pm
Forum: PHP coding => Mail
Topic: SMTP problem with phpmailer... it don't mail :(
Replies: 1
Views: 1410

SMTP problem with phpmailer... it don't mail :(

Anyone had any luck getting phpmailer to mail via SMTP. I have a very trivial program to email via my SMTP account like this: $mail = new PHPMailer(); $mail->From = "graham@ukeas.com"; $mail->FromName = "Graham Holdaway"; $mail->IsSMTP(); $mail->Host = "smtp....