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New User

Oct 29, 2004, 3:39 AM

Post #1 of 2 (2622 views)
htmlarea not appearing until page is refreshed Can't Post


I have put HTMLarea into a php/mysql database admin page, the htmlarea being applied to a textarea correspoding to a TEXT datatype in the mysql database.

When i click "update" to change the contents of the TEXT datatype, the form opens up, but the textarea is just a normal text area with no toolbar and displays the content in HTML form.

If i press F5 and click "retry" it calls the page again and loads the form again with the textarea displaying the htmlarea toolbar and the contents as formatted html.

how can i make the toolbar appear the first time the page with the form on it loads? so i dont have to refresh the page to see it.

it all works fine, excpet the initial loading of the toolbar. as soon as i refresh i can change the content and click submit, and it updates the TEXT in the mysql database.

any ideas how to fix this?



New User

Oct 29, 2004, 4:15 AM

Post #2 of 2 (2618 views)
Re: [aerris] htmlarea not appearing until page is refreshed [In reply to] Can't Post

actually - have now fixed this.

i made sure this:

<script language="JavaScript1.2" defer>

was after the closing form tag and put some backslashes in as it thought the editor_generate thing was the end of my php echo.

all works now. top job htmlarea

(This post was edited by aerris on Oct 29, 2004, 4:15 AM)


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