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- getting data for duplicate keys in $_POST
- Egbert Teeselink
June 11, 2006, 11:09 am
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I'm trying to process a form that I got from a JSP generated page.
Basically, want to take out and process some of the data, and redirect the
rest to a JSP page that will handle the rest. All works well, i traverse
$_POST, writeout hidden input fields and autosubmit the form with a little
However, the data the JSP page sends contains one certain input with the
same name a couple of times. Due to complicated reasons, I cannot change
that name into a PHP-style array. PHP, however, throws all the values of
those fields away except for the last one.
Is there any way to retreive data from inputs with duplicate names? I know
that with GET, I could just parse the query string myself, but sadly i need
to use $_POST (the thing I'm processing in PHP is a file upload). I have no
way of changing the input names themselves (and see no alternative other
Thanks in advance,
Re: getting data for duplicate keys in $_POST
Write those out as
The  causes the values to be stored in the array, i.e.
If you can't change the html being written, then I agree with ambush - you'll
have to check the raw data.
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