This is not necessary, you can do
foreach($_POST['File'] as $file) {
// ...
}

George Pitcher wrote:
> Here's my register globals off version:
>
> Make sure that your form send a post with the highest index value [howmany].
>
> $howmany=$_POST['howmany'];
> for ($index = 1; $index < $howmany; $index++){
> $checkbox = 'checkbox'.$index;
> $checkbox= $_POST[$checkbox];
> ... Repeat for your other row-level form inputs ...
> Do something with the data...
>
> }
>
> Hope this helps
>
> George in Oxford
>
>
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Svar fjr [mailto:ofjordsimnet.is]
>>Sent: 17 July 2003 10:35 am
>>To: [email]php-generallists.php.net[/email]
>>Subject: RE: [PHP] retrieving form checkbox values
>>
>>
>>
>>I think you have to do <input type=checkbox name=File[]>
>>Then $File becomes an array. If you want to retrieve the value for each
>>checkbox you can use a for loop and do value=$File[$i]
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Jason Wong [mailto:php-generalgremlins.biz]
>>Sent: 17. jl 2003 08:58
>>To: php-generallists.php.net
>>Subject: Re: [PHP] retrieving form checkbox values
>>
>>On Thursday 17 July 2003 16:45, caspar kennerdale wrote:
>>
>>>I have a form which I want to post multiple values from one function
>>
>>to
>>
>>>another using checkboxes.
>>>
>>>Having one value is simple- the form submits the value $File and is
>>
>>then
>>
>>>retrieved in the target function via $_Request['File'] So far so good.
>>>
>>>Now I want to have multiple values for $File, because $File is a value
>>>assigned to a dynamically generated list of files in a folder (which
>>
>>will
>>
>>>change from folder to folder).
>>>
>>>If I have multiple <input type=checkbox name=File value=$File> then
>>
>>only
>>
>>>the last value is posted to the next function and retrieved by
>>>$_Request['File']
>>>
>>>How can I post and retrieve all values of $File or am I going about
>>
>>this
>>
>>>the wrong way?
>>
>>manual > PHP and HTML
>>
>>Or search the archives and/or ask google.
>>
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