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IntlChar::getBlockCode

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IntlChar::getBlockCodeGet the Unicode allocation block containing a code point

Description

public static int IntlChar::getBlockCode ( mixed $codepoint )

Returns the Unicode allocation block that contains the character.

Parameters

codepoint

The integer codepoint value (e.g. 0x2603 for U+2603 SNOWMAN), or the character encoded as a UTF-8 string (e.g. "\u{2603}")

Return Values

Returns the block value for codepoint. See the IntlChar::BLOCK_CODE_* constants for possible return values.

Examples

Example #1 Testing different code points

<?php
var_dump
(IntlChar::getBlockCode("A") === IntlChar::BLOCK_CODE_BASIC_LATIN);
var_dump(IntlChar::getBlockCode("Φ") === IntlChar::BLOCK_CODE_GREEK);
var_dump(IntlChar::getBlockCode("\u{2603}") === IntlChar::BLOCK_CODE_MISCELLANEOUS_SYMBOLS);
?>

The above example will output:

bool(true)
bool(true)
bool(true)
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