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    I have this input box that is optional called "Reason"

    If a user submits this form with data in the "Reason" form then I want to take those contents and add to them, ie:

    if (isset($reason)) {

    $reason_message = "Reason for rejection: $reason";


    else {

    $reason_message = "";


    Then I have $reason_message sent alow with other stuff in an email. The problem is that if a user leaves "Reason" empty, when they get their email, this string called "Reason for rejection:" is sent.

    Bottom line: is there a way for me to tell that "Reason" has no value and there for not send "Reason for rejection:"

    Hope this makes sense. Thank you very much!
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    Always a tricky one.

    if (isset($reason)) {
    means: is reason a variable that can be used, manipulated?

    if ($reason != '') {
    means: is reason NOT empty?
    This returns false if reason doesn't exist.



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