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Hi This works: <?php if (isset($_GET['frm_sortby'])) { echo '<input type='hidden' name='frm_catid' value='71'>'; } else { echo '<input type='hidden' name='frm_catid' value='70'>'; } ?> but this doesnt and I dont know why <?php if (isset($_GET['frm_sortby'])) { echo '<input type='hidden' name='frm_catid' value='$HTTP_GET_VARS['frm_catid']'>'; } else { echo '<input type='hidden' name='frm_catid' value='70'>'; } ?> I'd love some help please.. Simon...

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    Hi This works: <?php if (isset($_GET['frm_sortby'])) {
    echo '<input type='hidden' name='frm_catid' value='71'>'; } else { echo
    '<input type='hidden' name='frm_catid' value='70'>'; } ?> but this doesnt
    and I dont know why <?php if
    (isset($_GET['frm_sortby'])) { echo '<input type='hidden' name='frm_catid'
    value='$HTTP_GET_VARS['frm_catid']'>'; } else { echo '<input type='hidden'
    name='frm_catid' value='70'>'; } ?> I'd love some help please.. Simon

    sjmyles Guest

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    Try th following <?php if (isset($_GET['frm_sortby'])) { echo '<input
    type='hidden' name='frm_catid' value='$_GET['frm_catid']'>'; } else { echo
    '<input type='hidden' name='frm_catid' value='70'>'; } ?> Ross

    Ross Riley Guest

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    Thanks I tried that but no good - same error message. P error: syntax
    error, unexpected T_STRING, expecting ',' or ';' in
    c:\Inetpub\wwwroot\NewSite\TMPozvqccxam.php on line 196 I have the variable
    frm_catid set as a url variable so im a bit stumped

    sjmyles Guest

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    .oO(sjmyles)
    >Thanks I tried that but no good - same error message. P error: syntax
    >error, unexpected T_STRING, expecting ',' or ';' in
    >c:\Inetpub\wwwroot\NewSite\TMPozvqccxam.php on line 196
    Hint: You can't put unescaped single quotes into a single quoted string.

    Micha
    Michael Fesser Guest

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