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RE: how to insert PHP into confirrmation page

Thank you for your fast reply.


But when I added

$number_count = str_word_count($_POST["sentence"]);


In all input and textarea boxes word count was added.  I need it only in  textarea box.


Saneyuki Hori


From: Aziz Saleh [mailto:azizsaleh@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, October 01, 2018 11:48 AM
To: hosayuki@xxxxxxxxx
Cc: PHP General list
Subject: Re: how to insert PHP into confirrmation page



On Sun, Sep 30, 2018 at 10:42 PM sh <hosayuki@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:


I am a new member. I have a question about form page and confirmation page.

The question is how to get word count in confirmation page from form page by PHP. The program is as below which is part of whole page. 


Function of getting word count is:  str_word_count($_POST["sentence"]

I am waiting for fast answer from a member.


[form page, by html]

<form name="namae" method="post" action="">

    <table class="formTable">


      <th>language combination</th>

   <td><select name=" language combination ">

      <option value="" selected> ----</option>

      <option value="japaneseenglish">  japaneseenglish </option>

      <option value=" englishjapanese ">  englishjapanese </option>    


   <td><input size="30" type="hidden" name="word_count" /></td>



        <th> sentence </th>

       <td><textarea name="sentence" rows="4" cols="40"></textarea></td></tr>



[confirmation page, by php]


function confirmOutput($arr){

global $hankaku,$hankaku_array;

$html = '';

foreach($arr as $key => $val) {

$out = '';  



foreach($val as $key02 => $item){



      $out .= connect2val($item);


      $out .= $item . ', ';



  $out = rtrim($out,', ');

}else{ $out = $val; }

if(get_magic_quotes_gpc()) { $out = stripslashes($out); } 

$out = nl2br(h($out));

$key = h($key);       

I tried as follows:
  I added:
      $out .= str_word_count($_POST["sentence"]).;

     $out = nl2br(h($out));


But in all columns word count was added. I need word count only in textarea.



Saneyuki Hori



Here is how string concatenation works in PHP:


$a = 'Test';

$a .= '123';


echo $a; // Test123


In your example you are adding the word count to $out. This would work:


$number_count = str_word_count($_POST["sentence"]);


Now that variable $number_count has the word count you are looking for.