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floatval

Get float value of a variable (PHP 4 >= 4.2.0, PHP 5)
float floatval ( mixed var )

Gets the float value of var.

Parameters

var

May be any scalar type. You cannot use floatval() on arrays or objects.

Return Values

The float value of the given variable.

Examples

Example 2583. floatval() Example

<?php
$var
= '122.34343The';
$float_value_of_var = floatval($var);
echo
$float_value_of_var; // 122.34343
?>