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Editable select input : Generate form select input with editable text

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This class can be used to generate a form select input with a text input that can alter the selected value.

This class is a PHP wrapper of a JavaScript example made available in the site.

The class outputs the necessary JavaScript and HTML to generate a text input with menu that opens when the user clicks on the pull-down menu button.

The user can choose one of the listed entries of the menu to set the text input value. The list of the menu entry values is defined by a string with multiple values separated with a semi-colon.

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If you want to use the values stored into a table of a mysql db, it is very simple. Add, for example, a wrapper (in this example the ez_sql.class You find it in the site include ("include/ez_sql.php"); After, you query your db as if ( $mails = $db->get_results("SELECT mail FROM mail") ) { // Loop through the resulting array on the index $users[n] foreach ( $mails as $mail ) { // Access data using column names as associative array keys $str.=$mail->mail.";"; } } $select->print_select("mail",$str); ?> The select is at this point with the values of db At the post of form you insert the value in the db if it is not present if(isset($_POST['mail'])) { //verifica se la mail inserita era giÓ nel db o no if (!( $n = $db->get_var("SELECT count(*) FROM mail WHERE mail = '$_POST[mail]'") )) { // Insert into the database $db->query("INSERT INTO mail (mail) VALUES ('$_POST[mail]')"); } .... other instructions }

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