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Feb 19, 2011

This is probably very easy but im also very new to php. Im looking for a way that i can have checkboxes on a form that can be passed via the submit button to a php file that generates a Header locate based on the values. for example

Apples X
Pears
Oranges X

would result in the output php file doing a header("Location:url.com/Apples+Oranges");

Im haivng difficulty working out how to get the checkbox values as a string and secondly in doing this above the header causes the header to fail for obvious reasons so I guess i have to use some output buffer?

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Jun 9, 2011

I am passing the values of my checkboxes to an array. I then want to put the array in to a foreach loop and then take the id number and removes the records from the database using the foreach loop
(HAVE NOT INCLUDED DB CODE)

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Here is my code beloe

PHP Code:

<?php
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ouput is

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<input type="checkbox" name="programs" value="5">

the user has to check at least one box before submitting the form. so i used some javascript to do the validation.

<script language="JavaScript">
function validateForm()
{

//----------- check check boxes
// set var checkbox_choice to false
var checkbox_choice = false;

// Loop from zero to the one minus the number of radio button selections
for (counter = 0; counter < myForm.programs.length; counter++)
{
// If a radio button has been selected it will return true
// (If not it will return false)
if (myForm.programs[counter].checked)
checkbox_choice = true;
}

if (!checkbox_choice)
{
// If there were no selections made display an alert box
alert("Please select the program(s) you have watched.")
return (false);
}
</javascript>

the validation works fine. but then i am having trouble capturing which checkboxes the user checked and insert that information into the DB.

I understand that a way to capture which checkboxes the user checked is to name the checkbox name like "programs[]" so that php knows to treat it like an array. I tried doing that but my javascript validation function didn't work if i use "programs[]" instead of "programs".

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