pass $_POST data into popup window

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pass $_POST data into popup window

Postby ktsirig » Tue Apr 18, 2006 1:53 pm

Hi all!
I have a page (generated with PHP) that has a list of employee names. What I want to do is, when the user hits on each name, a pop-up window (using Javascript) to appear which will say some more details on the employee (i.e his age, job experience etc).
So I thought I make a form for each employee name, and use hidden fields to pass the info I want.
For example

<form>
<input type="hidden" name ="age" value="23 years old">
<input type="hidden" name="experience" value="expert">
<input type="submit" value="John">
</form>

With the above, I show a little example of course. What I have is a submit button with John's name written in it and I want, when the user clicks on John, a pop-up window to appear and contain the "hidden" values of age and experience in it.
I don't know much about Javascript, i tried usind the document.write function, but no luck. I can only "send" data to the next page that are written in an input field, but not data that are written in hidden fields...
Any thoughts?

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Postby revq » Tue Apr 18, 2006 9:55 pm

Assuming the info is stored in a db, don't bother with forms, simply have a link where you pass the primary key of the record to the page. eg-

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<a href="...php?id=2" target="_new">John</a>


No need for advanced javascript, just take in the id on the next page and pull that data from the db, display it and you're sorted.

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Postby sanketce » Wed Apr 19, 2006 2:36 am

You can also call a javascript function that has window.open inside wiht filename.php?id=1 line.


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