fclose

(PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7)

fcloseCloses an open file pointer

Description

fclose ( resource $handle ) : bool

The file pointed to by handle is closed.

Parameters

handle

The file pointer must be valid, and must point to a file successfully opened by fopen() or fsockopen().

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example #1 A simple fclose() example

<?php

$handle 
fopen('somefile.txt''r');

fclose($handle);

?>

See Also

  • fopen() - Opens file or URL
  • fsockopen() - Open Internet or Unix domain socket connection

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