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    I am somewhat new to PHP and I have two questions:
    one I have a table created with a name field I use the following code to paste all the names on the webpage but whenever I view the page it puts a carriage return after every space.

    $iname = mysql_result($result,$i,"name");

    for a table value of "Test Item"
    the output turns out somewhat like this:


    if anyone can help I would appreciate it.

    my second question is:
    is there anyway I can pass variable from one page to another. in other words I want to make a dynamic page that accesses a different table-row depending upon which link is clicked to get to it. any help with this would also be greatly appreciated.


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    There are a couple ways to pass variable among pages.

    Forms: you can pass them in hidden variables.
    <input type=hidden name="myvar" value="<?php echo $myvalue; ?>">

    URL: when creating a link for someone to click on, pass the variable with it. echo "<a href="mypage.php?myvar=$myvalue">click here</a>";

    cookies: cookies can make certain variable available on every page in your site...

    option 2, urls, will probably work best for your situation....hope that helps...

    ---John Holmes...

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