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fgetc

Gets character from file pointer (PHP 4, PHP 5)
string fgetc ( resource handle )

Gets a character from the given file pointer.

Parameters

handle

The file pointer must be valid, and must point to a file successfully opened by fopen() or fsockopen() (and not yet closed by fclose()).

Return Values

Returns a string containing a single character read from the file pointed to by handle. Returns FALSE on EOF.

Warning:

This function may return Boolean FALSE, but may also return a non-Boolean value which evaluates to FALSE, such as 0 or "". Please read the section on Booleans for more information. Use the === operator for testing the return value of this function.

Examples

Example 626. A fgetc() example

<?php
$fp
= fopen('somefile.txt', 'r');
if (!
$fp) {
   echo
'Could not open file somefile.txt';
}
while (
false !== ($char = fgetc($fp))) {
   echo
"$char\n";
}
?>


Notes

Note:

This function is binary-safe.