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Re: [houston-php] session_start() issues

From: user 1.
Sent on: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 4:19 PM
That's not a server-side feature, that's a browser. Unless you're using a session to store the values, check if the session is valid and repopulate the field - you are limited to the browser's default behavior.

Try this..
First - Not sure why you aren't doing validation on the page before it's posted. What you're doing is a horrible practice.

Second - IF You must do it that way. Store the user's input in the session. In the "Value" parameter of your input fields, echo the values if the session exist.

That would solve your problem.

"A simple man believes anything, but a prudent man gives thought to his steps." Proverbs 14:15

--- On Wed, 8/25/10, Jonny Nguyen <[address removed]> wrote:

From: Jonny Nguyen <[address removed]>
Subject: [houston-php] session_start() issues
To: [address removed]
Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 3:29 PM

I experience a strange behavior with session_start().

My browser back button is not working correctly when i use the session_start(); It loads the previous page but non of the form values gets loaded. it comes up as a new request.
I have a form validation that will use the parent.history.back() if it fails. this validation works fine when i don't use the session_start().  when I do use the session_start() it will just reset all the values in the form. I have tested this in IE and in Firefox and get the same behaviors.

I have look far and near and have not been able to find anything useful.

please let me know you have encounter this issue in the past.

thanks in advance


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