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Fill Dropdown Box with Button

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I am trying to have a button on a webpage. When you click on it, the Dropdown box will load. The code I have below works fine, but I would rather start with an empty dropdown box and have it load when the button is clicked. Here is my working code....

$dbc = mysql_connect('','','') 
     or die('Error connecting to MySQL server.'); 


$result = mysql_query("select * from tblRestaurants order by RestName ASC"); 
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" 
<html xmlns="" xml:lang="en" lang="en"> 


<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" /> 



<form method="post" action="1004mcout.php">

<select name="RestName"> 
while ($nt= mysql_fetch_assoc($result))  
     echo '<option value="' . $nt['RestID'] . '">' . $nt['RestName'] . '</option>'; 
<p> SPACE</p> 


<p>Click "SUBMIT" to display the calculation results</p> 

<input type="submit" name="Submit" value="Submit" /> 

<br /> 



Tags: PHP, Ajax, MySQL


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