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reading image from mysql

Posted by fastlife (fastlife), 24 October 2007

i am using this code with little modification like i have moved // Insert any new image into database
code to a separate file.

and reading image in a different file.  My problem is that it is not showing image instead it is showing me binary data. (I want to print it in the page every time it loads) Please help me


Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 25 October 2007
I'm guessing that you haven't added a call to the PHP header function to set the content type, but without seeing you code that has to be a guess

Posted by fastlife (fastlife), 25 October 2007
thanks for replaying.

I am pasting piece code for you to view.

                 <td width="100%" colspan="3">
                 <p align="center"><b>
                 <font face="Verdana" size="2" color="#515151">MODIFY USER                </font></b></td>
                 <td width="8%">&nbsp;</td>
                 <td width="21%">&nbsp;</td>
                 <td width="71%">&nbsp;</td>
$gotten = @mysql_query("select * from users where user_id=$UID");
if ($row = @mysql_fetch_assoc($gotten)) {
      $bytes = $row[picture1];
} else {
       $errmsg = "There is no image in the database yet";
       $title = "no database image available";
if ($_REQUEST[gim] == 1) {
       header("Content-type: image/jpeg");
       print $bytes;
       exit ();

                                       <input type="hidden" name="txtMenuID" size="60" value="<?=$row["user_id"]?>">

                             <script language="javascript1.2">
                 <input type="hidden" name="MAX_FILE_SIZE" value="50000">
                 <td width="30%" class='style9'>Picture 1</td>
                 <td width="70%"><img src=?gim=1 width=144>
<br><input type="file" name="txtPic" size=30>

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