[thelist] iterating over two-dimensional arrays

Seyon evoltlist at delime.com
Mon Jul 5 17:39:44 CDT 2004

Message from Ashley Graham (7/5/2004 05:43 PM)
>>foreach ($styles as $foo) // iterates through each set of sub-arrays in 
>>the array
>>    echo <select name="$foo[$key];
>>    $arraylen = count($foo); // checks size of the current sub-array
>>    for($i = 0; $i < $arraylen; $i++)
>>      { // iterates through each entry within the sub-array
>>      echo <option name="$foo[$i]">$foo[$i]</option> // writes your 
>> option statement
>>      }
>>    echo </select>;
>I can't seem to get the
>>echo <select name="$foo[$key];
>to echo anything--I've modified it so that it runs, adding the needed 
>quotation marks and everything. I don't get any errors, it simple echoes 
>Any suggestions?

Change the first statement to
   foreach ($styles as $key=>$foo)

$key will now contain the name of the key.

   echo <select name="$key">;

That should work without any further modifications to the code.

>On another note the rest of it works like a charm.

There's something I don't hear every day. ;-)


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