Need help collecting data from a form (loop) that changes

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Thu Jul 24, 2003 7:59 pm

Yes, you need to put these values into an array. To make PHP put the contents a bunch of HTML form fields into an array, you must give them all the same name, followed by []. Like so:

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<form action="script.php" method="POST">
   <?
      for($i = 0; $ < 3; $i++) {
         echo 'Input ' . $i . ":<br />\n";
         echo '<input type="text" name="myarray[]">', "<br />\n";
      }
   ?>
</form>


This should generate a form with three text fields with labels "Input 1", "Input 2", and "Input 3", and when the form is submitted, all of their data will be lumped into the array $_POST['myarray'].
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