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SplFileObject::setCsvControl

(PHP 5 >= 5.2.0, PHP 7)

SplFileObject::setCsvControlSet the delimiter, enclosure and escape character for CSV

Description

public SplFileObject::setCsvControl ([ string $delimiter = "," [, string $enclosure = "\"" [, string $escape = "\\" ]]] ) : void

Sets the delimiter, enclosure and escape character for parsing CSV fields.

Parameters

delimiter

The field delimiter (one character only).

enclosure

The field enclosure character (one character only).

escape

The field escape character (at most one character). An empty string ("") disables the proprietary escape mechanism.

Return Values

No value is returned.

Changelog

Version Description
7.4.0 The escape_char parameter now also accepts an empty string to disable the proprietary escape mechanism.
5.3.0 Added the escape parameter.

Examples

Example #1 SplFileObject::setCsvControl() example

<?php
$file 
= new SplFileObject("data.csv");
$file->setFlags(SplFileObject::READ_CSV);
$file->setCsvControl('|');
foreach (
$file as $row) {
    list (
$fruit$quantity) = $row;
    
// Do something with values
}
?>

Contents of data.csv

<?php
apples|20
bananas|14
cherries|87
?>

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