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Reply to topic   Topic: MySQL - INSERT INTO????
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kr33



Joined: 19 Sep 2006
Posts: 64
Location: South Africa

PostPosted: Fri 22 Sep '06 11:30    Post subject: MySQL - INSERT INTO???? Reply with quote

Hi

I've recently written a php script to create a new database, create tables for the database, to populate the database with data into each of the respective tables and then query and retrieve the info.

My script successfully creates the database and tables. But it does not populate the tables completely, I have three tables to be exact and only the first table is populated with data, not the rest. Which in turn causes the retrieval of the data to fail. I don't get ANY error messages at all!!!

I'm using the root user name and password to access MySQL. So I have FULL access and rights to ALL functions etc.

Please help Exclamation Question

Thanks
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James Blond
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Joined: 19 Jan 2006
Posts: 7128
Location: Germany, Next to Hamburg

PostPosted: Fri 22 Sep '06 13:54    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can you post the first line (insert) from the three tables?
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kr33



Joined: 19 Sep 2006
Posts: 64
Location: South Africa

PostPosted: Fri 22 Sep '06 16:06    Post subject: Reply with quote

well this is what I have

Code:

$insert = INSERT INTO movie (movie_id, movie_name, movie_type," .
              "movie_year, movie_leadactor, movie_director)".
              "VALUES (1, 'XMen', 5, 2003, 1, 2),".
              "(2,'King Authur',5,2001,2)";


Now there are three different tables, this would be the first table, which gets populated, but the others remain empty

Why? And what do I do?

thanks
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James Blond
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Joined: 19 Jan 2006
Posts: 7128
Location: Germany, Next to Hamburg

PostPosted: Fri 22 Sep '06 16:37    Post subject: Reply with quote

Aftrer creation of the table your SQL should look like

Code:

$insert = "
INSERT INTO `movie` VALUES (1, 'XMen', 5, 2003, 1, 2);
INSERT INTO `movie` VALUES (2,'King Authur', 5, 2001, 2,'');
";


On the seconds INSERT INTO you forget a value so the last one are two singele quotes.

To fill up your DB that way is very uneffectiv. Use phpMyAdmin. That will be easier.
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