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    rwiegmann
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    This is actually a follow up on a tread I did today but really took a new twist. Hope I didn't inapropriately start a new post here.

    I have this mini PHP prog that had these 2 MySQL statements:

    $mysql_select_db('joesauto', $mysql_link);
    $mysql_close($mysql_link);

    My host provider indicated that the "$" signs shouldn't be here on the front. But all the examples I see everywhere has them.

    The omission did indeed fix the problem, but how do I know when to exclude these and when to include them.

    Thanks

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    You shouldn't have the "$" signs infront of those two statements EVER. mysql_select_db() and mysql_close() are functions, and the "$" sign only precedes variables.

    I'd re-look at your examples....if they have the dollar sign proceeding them then their code is wrong.

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