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IntlChar::tolower

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IntlChar::tolowerMake Unicode character lowercase

Description

public static mixed IntlChar::tolower ( mixed $codepoint )

The given character is mapped to its lowercase equivalent. If the character has no lowercase equivalent, the original character itself is returned.

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 Simple_Lowercase_Mapping of the code point, if any; otherwise the code point itself.

The return type will be integer unless the code point was passed as a UTF-8 string, in which case a string will be returned.

Examples

Example #1 Testing different code points

<?php
var_dump
(IntlChar::tolower("A"));
var_dump(IntlChar::tolower("a"));
var_dump(IntlChar::tolower("Φ"));
var_dump(IntlChar::tolower("φ"));
var_dump(IntlChar::tolower("1"));
var_dump(IntlChar::tolower(ord("A")));
var_dump(IntlChar::tolower(ord("a")));
?>

The above example will output:

string(1) "a"
string(1) "a"
string(2) "φ"
string(2) "φ"
string(1) "1"
int(97)
int(97)

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