Return the input text

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Chris

25 Aug, 2011 01:45 PM

Hi all

I have worked out how to use this with my sql database and how to return the as_values of the entered string however I can't work out how to return the actual text that was entered. eg the Mick Jagger bit.

Simply I have this

<?php
$artist_id = $_POST['as_values_chris'];
$artist_name=$_POST['want_this_value'];
?>

<form action="" method="post"  name="artist_registration" id="artist_registration" >
Name of Artist<br>
<input type="text"  id="artist_register" name="want_this_value"><br>
<input type="submit" name="artist_submit" value="find"/>
</form>

</body>

<script type="text/javascript" >
$("#artist_register").autoSuggest("path to sql", {
     asHtmlID: "chris",
     selectedItemProp: "name", 
     searchObjProps: "name",
     selectionLimit: 1
}
})
</script>`

Can somebody please tell me how to return the input string? I think I've tried everything I can think of and am stumped - I can't help thinking it is painfully obvious.

Thanks in advance

Chris

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