(PHP 5, PHP 7, PHP 8)

variant_modDivides two variants and returns only the remainder


variant_mod(mixed $left, mixed $right): variant

Divides left by right and returns the remainder.



The left operand.


The right operand.


As with all the variant arithmetic functions, the parameters for this function can be either a PHP native type (integer, string, floating point, boolean or null), or an instance of a COM, VARIANT or DOTNET class. PHP native types will be converted to variants using the same rules as found in the constructor for the variant class. COM and DOTNET objects will have the value of their default property taken and used as the variant value.

The variant arithmetic functions are wrappers around the similarly named functions in the COM library; for more information on these functions, consult the MSDN library. The PHP functions are named slightly differently; for example variant_add() in PHP corresponds to VarAdd() in the MSDN documentation.

Return Values

Returns the remainder of the division.


Throws a com_exception on failure.

See Also

  • variant_div() - Returns the result from dividing two variants
  • variant_idiv() - Converts variants to integers and then returns the result from dividing them

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