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printfOutput a formatted string


int printf ( string $format [, mixed $args [, mixed $... ]] )

Produces output according to format.



See sprintf() for a description of format.



Return Values

Returns the length of the outputted string.

See Also

  • print() - Output a string
  • sprintf() - Return a formatted string
  • vprintf() - Output a formatted string
  • sscanf() - Parses input from a string according to a format
  • fscanf() - Parses input from a file according to a format
  • flush() - Flush the output buffer

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