"If" " and" syntax problem

5 posts by 3 authors in: Forums > CMS Builder
Last Post: December 18, 2008   (RSS)

By gkornbluth - December 17, 2008

I know that I've seen this on the forum before but I cant seem to locate it.

I'm trying to put an "if" statement together that looks for 2 fields to be empty and if both are empty, shows a block of text.

I've tried:

<?php if (!$record['print_price']) and ($!record['full_description']):?>NO INFORMATION AVAILABLE<?php endif ?>

and as many variations on the theme as I can think of, but obviously my syntax is all screwy.

Anyone know the correct syntax?

Also, is there a resource anyone uses that answers these types of syntax issues in a similar context? I've tried a number of php websites but they leave me even more confused.


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Re: [gkornbluth] "If" " and" syntax problem

By ross - December 17, 2008


Thanks for posting!

Instead of the word "and" could you try "&&" like this:

<?php if (!$record['print_price']) && ($!record['full_description']):?>

Let me know how you make out with that :)
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Re: [gkornbluth] "If" " and" syntax problem

By Dave - December 17, 2008

And remove the extra ) and (. Then replace $! with !$. sometimes I add spaces to make it clearer:

<?php if ( !$record['print_price'] && !$record['full_description'] ): ?>
<?php endif ?>

Hope that helps!
Dave Edis - Senior Developer

Re: [gkornbluth] "If" " and" syntax problem

By Dave - December 18, 2008

Jerry, thanks for posting back. Great to hear it's working! :)
Dave Edis - Senior Developer