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(PHP 5 >= 5.1.0, PHP 7)

ReflectionProperty::getDocCommentGets the property doc comment


public string ReflectionProperty::getDocComment ( void )

Gets the doc comment for a property.


This function has no parameters.

Return Values

The property doc comment.


Example #1 ReflectionProperty::getDocComment() example

class Str
     * @var int  The length of the string
public $length 5;

$prop = new ReflectionProperty('Str''length');



The above example will output something similar to:

string(53) "/**
     * @var int  The length of the string

Example #2 Multiple property declarations

If multiple property declarations are preceeded by a single doc comment, the doc comment refers to the first property only.

class Foo
/** @var string */
public $a$b;
$class = new \ReflectionClass('Foo');
foreach (
$class->getProperties() as $property) {
$property->getName() . ': ' var_export($property->getDocComment(), true) . PHP_EOL;

The above example will output:

a: '/** @var string */'
b: false

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