hi frnds,
i am doing a project related to food items..
here i took different categories like restaurants,pubs,foodfestivals,hangouts...
and also i took diffrent tables for each category in database..
each table having area,rname...now i need to search what ever user typed in textbox(area,rname) from database.
plz give any suggestions asap..

This is only from the top of my head but if what you place in those 2 fields (area, rname) need to match percisely what are in those 2 columns within the mysql database then you could use something along the following:

<?
//mysql connections
if (isset($_POST['area']) && isset($_POST['rname']))
    {
    $result=mysql_query("SELECT * FROM `table` WHERE `area`='".$_POST['area']."' AND `rname`='".$_POST['rname']."'");
    echo "<table border=1 cellpadding=4 cellspacing=0><tr><td>area</td><td>rname</td><td>column3</td></tr>";
    while ($rowid=mysql_fetch_array($result))
        {
        //perform actions for earch row found
        echo "<tr><td>".$rowid['area']."</td>";
        echo "<td>".$rowid['rname']."</td>";
        echo "<td>".$rowid['column3']."</td></tr>";
        }
    echo "</table>";
    }
?>

<form method='post'>
area=<input type='text' name='area'><br>
rname=<input type='text' name='rname'><br>
<input type='submit' value='submit'>
</form>

Hi...
What i suggest you is to create a category select box and its value should be the same as of your tablename.... (this is what you have done.. table for every category)

I hope too many php tags doesn't confuses you... Its just to display result in a better way...

<?php

if(isset($_POST['submit']))
{
	
	$sql="Select * from ".$_POST['category']." where area like '%".$_POST['area']."%' and rname like '%".$_POST['rname']."%' order by area asc";
	$result = mysql_query($sql);

?>
	<table border="1">
		<tr>
			<td colspan="2"> Search in table >> <?php echo $_POST['category']; ?></td>
		</tr>

<?php
	if(mysql_num_rows($query) > 0)
	{
		while($row = mysql_fetch_array($result))
		{
?>
		<tr>
			<td>$row['area'];</td>
			<td>$row['rname'];</td>
		</tr>
<?php
		
		}
	}
	else
	{
?>
		<tr>
			<td colspan="2">No entry found</td>
		</tr>
<?php

	}
?>

	</table>
<?php
}

?>



<form name="form_search" method="post" action="">
	Select Category <select name="category">
				<option value="restaurants">Restaurants</option>
				<option value="restaurants">Restaurants</option>
				<option value="restaurants">Restaurants</option>
				<option value="restaurants">Restaurants</option>
			</select>
	<br/>
	Area <input type="text" name="area" id="area" />
	<br />
	Rname <input type="text" name="rname" id-"rname" />
	<br />
	<input type="submit" value="search" name="submit">
</form>

1; set $searchResult= array();

2; Check each tables and push all results to the array $searchResult, like below

$sql="SELECT   *  FROM    df_restaurent WHERE  (df_restaurent.Address  LIKE '%$query1%' )  GROUP BY RestaurentId ;";

                   $result=$this->db->query($sql);
                   $data=$this->db->fetchAll($result);
                   foreach($data as $dd)
                     {      
                 array_push($searchResult, array( "Page" => "RestaurentDetails", "RestaurentId"=>"$dd->RestaurentId" ));

                     }

3; At the end of cheking of all tables , return $searchResult

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