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Grouping A Query Output? .... Anyone Know How To Accomplish This?


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so i have some data in my mysql database:name | type----------------playstation | ToyBlouse | Clothingapple | Foodnintendo | Toypants | Clothinghot dog | FoodI want to output it in groups so that on my page it looks something like this:ToyplaystationnintendoClothingBlousepantsFoodapplehot dogthis is my php code so far, but it just outputs each row in the table. But I only want one heading for each type.

$query = "SELECT type, name FROM products ORDER BY type DESC"; $result = mysql_query($query) or die(mysql_error());// Print out resultwhile($row = mysql_fetch_array($result)){ echo "<b>".$row['type']."</b><br/>"; echo $row['name']; echo "<br />";}
Anyone know how to accomplish this?
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Have a variable that keeps track of the last heading you printed, and when the next record has a heading different from the value in that variable, print the heading and save the new value.

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