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ReflectionEnumBackedCase::getBackingValue

(PHP 8 >= 8.1.0)

ReflectionEnumBackedCase::getBackingValueGets the scalar value backing this Enum case

Description

public ReflectionEnumBackedCase::getBackingValue(): int|string

Gets the scalar value backing this Enum case.

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Values

The scalar equivalent of this enum case.

Examples

Example #1 ReflectionEnum::getBackingValue() example

<?php
enum Suit
string
{
    case 
Hearts 'H';
    case 
Diamonds 'D';
    case 
Clubs 'C';
    case 
Spades 'S';
}

$rEnum = new ReflectionEnum(Suit::class);

$rCase $rEnum->getCase('Spades');

var_dump($rCase->getBackingValue());
?>

The above example will output:

string(1) "S"

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