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SplFileObject::getCsvControl

(PHP 5 >= 5.2.0)

SplFileObject::getCsvControlGet the delimiter and enclosure character for CSV

Description

public array SplFileObject::getCsvControl ( void )

Gets the delimiter and enclosure character used for parsing CSV fields.

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Values

Returns an indexed array containing the delimiter and enclosure character.

Examples

Example #1 SplFileObject::getCsvControl() example

<?php
$file 
= new SplFileObject("data.txt");
print_r($file->getCsvControl());
?>

The above example will output something similar to:

Array
(
    [0] => ,
    [1] => "
)

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Anonymous
1 year ago
Seems that this function always returns the same delimiter.

<?php
file_put_contents
("A;B;C;D\n0;0;0;0", "test.txt");

$file = new SplFileObject("test.txt");
var_dump($file->getCsvControl());
?>

array(2) {
  [0]=>
  string(1) ","
  [1]=>
  string(1) """
}
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greg dot bowler at g105b dot com
20 days ago
Note that this function does not magically guess the CSV control from a given file, rather it returns what has been priorly set with SplFileObject::setCsvControl().
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