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access to a global info from various files.


hawanam

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Hello,

I wonder if someone can shed some light on why I am not able to access a global peice of info from various files.

(PS: I'm running locally on my machine with my Apache server, and the OSCommerce store is up and running).

 

in my top 'index.php' page, I set the name of a "school" to a variable that I wish to access from various objects. However, I can't see this variable from within other files. Specifically:

 

Here is what I did in 'index.php', before the 'html' tag, I set the variable:

session_register('my_school_name');

$_SESSION['my_school_name'] = "SW_high";

 

 

Later on, in file 'categories.php' , I want to be able to access that variable:

define('TEXT_MAIN', "Welcome to Print Bright, Estores," . " this store name is " . $_SESSION['my_category'] );

 

similarly in file 'categories.php', I want another access:

$my_school = $_SESSION['my_school_name'] ;

 

both of the above accesses yields, NOT set. I'm obviously missing somehing fundamental...but I can't see it.

Any suggestions are appreciated... Thanks.

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