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Bug #18861 On a form, a "checkbox" array does not appear to be indexing properly.
Submitted: 2002-08-11 19:28 UTC Modified: 2002-08-11 23:25 UTC
From: tony at cigardiary dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Arrays related
PHP Version: 4.1.2 OS: Linux thebe 2.2.14
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2002-08-11 19:28 UTC] tony at cigardiary dot com
The problem that I am having is that I have created an array of input elements on a form, and I have been having problems with the checkbox elements being passed appropriately.

When I fill in the form entries, I expect the corresponding values to be populated, but when I select any of the checkboxes, for example, 1, 3, and 7... It always returns a Yes for 0,1, and 2. 

This causes problems when I'm deleting the user's pictures based on their selection. :)

Configure line follows.
---
 './configure' '--with-mysql' '--with-apxs=/opt/apache-1.3.20/bin/apxs' '--with-pear' '--with-openssl' '--with-imap' '--with-imap-ssl' '--with-curl' '--with-gd' '--with-png-dir=/usr/lib' '--with-zlib-dir=/usr/lib' '--with-jpeg-dir=/usr/lib' '--with-ttf' '--enable-track-vars' '--with-pspell' '--enable-ftp' '--enable-memory-limit' '--enable-inline-optimization' '--disable-debug' '--enable-safe-mode' '--enable-magic-quotes' '--with-gettext' '--with-xml'
---

A sample script follows.
---
<?php 
      if (isset($submit)) {
        for ($i=0; $i<26; $i++) {
          echo 'i='.$i.' Image line='.$img[$i].' Text line='.$txt[$i].' Delete line='.$dlt[$i].'<BR>';
        }          
      } else { // if (isset($submit))
?>
<FORM ENCTYPE="multipart/form-data" ACTION="<?php echo $PHP_SELF ?>?id=<?php echo $id ?>" METHOD=POST>
<INPUT TYPE="hidden" name="MAX_FILE_SIZE" value="100000">
<TABLE CELLPADDING="3">
<?php
for ($j=0; $j<26; $j++) {
  if ($j == 0) $imagedesc = 'Main Image'; else $imagedesc = 'Image #'.$j;
  echo '<TR><TD COLSPAN="2">'.$imagedesc.' <INPUT NAME="img[]" TYPE="file"> <INPUT TYPE="checkbox" NAME="dlt[]" VALUE="Yes"> Delete? </TD></TR>';
  echo '<TR><TD>'.$image[$j].'</TD><TD><TEXTAREA NAME="txt[]" ROWS="6" COLS="30">'.$text[$j].'</TEXTAREA></TD></TR>';
}
?>
</TABLE>
<INPUT NAME="submit" TYPE="submit" VALUE="Send File(s)">
</FORM>
<?php
      } // end of if isset($submit)
?>
---

Hope you can help,

-Tony

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