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RegexIterator::getPregFlagsReturns the regular expression flags


public RegexIterator::getPregFlags(): int

Returns the regular expression flags, see RegexIterator::__construct() for the list of flags.


This function has no parameters.

Return Values

Returns a bitmask of the regular expression flags.


Example #1 RegexIterator::getPregFlags() example


= array ('str1' => 'test 1''teststr2' => 'another test''str3' => 'test 123');

$arrayIterator = new ArrayIterator($test);
$regexIterator = new RegexIterator($arrayIterator'/\s/'RegexIterator::SPLIT);

if (
$regexIterator->getPregFlags() & PREG_SPLIT_NO_EMPTY) {
'Ignoring empty pieces';
} else {
'Not ignoring empty pieces';


The above example will output:

Ignoring empty pieces

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