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Hello Everyone,

I am trying to pull some info from a MySQL database. The problem is that, for every four rows that are fetched, I need to add a div tage before and after, so here is an example of what I want:

This is the static way I have at the minute:

<div id="shelf" class="Magenta_div">
<img src="_images/covers/Magenta/L1/L1-1.png" alt="Cover" id="book_toggle" class="cover" title="Monkey Fun" onclick="alert('Book not completed')" />
<img src="_images/covers/Magenta/L1/L1-2.png" alt="Cover" id="book_toggle" class="cover" title="I Am a Robot" onclick="alert('Book not completed')" />
<img src="_images/covers/Magenta/L1/L1-3.png" alt="Cover" id="book_toggle" class="cover" title="What Next?" onclick="alert('Book not completed')" />
<img src="_images/covers/Magenta/L1/L1-4.png" alt="Cover" id="book_toggle" class="cover" title="Sleeping Animals" onclick="alert('Book not completed')" />
</div>

But obviously there are more than four books, so I need to loop throught the databse getting each image:

<img src="_images/covers/Magenta/L1/L1-4.png" alt="Cover" id="book_toggle" class="cover" title="Sleeping Animals" onclick="alert('Book not completed')" />

and for every four I need to add

<div id="shelf" class="Magenta_div">

Before and

</div>

after.

I thought I found a solution to the problem using multiples of four, however, if the total number of rows was not a multiple of four, then the end divs were getting put in too often and the page was screwing up.

Thank you for your time,

Daniel

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Last Post by IJudgeyI
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The following code should roughly do it:

// add the first div
echo '<div id="shelf" class="Magenta_div">';

// initialize the counter for the current table row
$current_row = 1;

while($row = mysqli_fetch_row($res)) {

    // echo the image data from  the db table row
    echo "...";

    // check if the current row count is divisible by 4
    // if yes end the div and add another div
    if($current_row % 4 == 0) {

        echo '</div>';
        echo '<div id="shelf" class="Magenta_div">';
    }

    // increase the current row
    $current_row++;
}

// add the last div
echo '</div>';

The only thing is that in the last div you can have 0 images but you can check the number of rows returned and if it is divisible by 4 do not echo the last <div> </div> pair of tags.

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You my friend are a genius, that you very much for your time and effort. Thanks!

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