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SplFileObject::fgetcGets character from file


public SplFileObject::fgetc(): string|false

Gets a character from the file.


This function has no parameters.

Return Values

Returns a string containing a single character read from the file or false on EOF.


This function may return Boolean false, but may also return a non-Boolean value which evaluates to false. Please read the section on Booleans for more information. Use the === operator for testing the return value of this function.


Example #1 SplFileObject::fgetc() example

= new SplFileObject('file.txt');
while (
false !== ($char $file->fgetc())) {

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