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Collator::sort

collator_sort

(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0, PECL intl >= 1.0.0)

Collator::sort -- collator_sortSort array using specified collator

Description

Object oriented style

public bool Collator::sort ( array &$arr [, int $sort_flag ] )

Procedural style

bool collator_sort ( Collator $coll , array &$arr [, int $sort_flag ] )

This function sorts an array according to current locale rules.

Equivalent to standard PHP sort() .

Parameters

coll

Collator object.

arr

Array of strings to sort.

sort_flag

Optional sorting type, one of the following:

  • Collator::SORT_REGULAR - compare items normally (don't change types)

  • Collator::SORT_NUMERIC - compare items numerically

  • Collator::SORT_STRING - compare items as strings

Default sorting type is Collator::SORT_REGULAR. It is also used if an invalid sort_flag value has been specified.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example #1 collator_sort() example

<?php
$coll 
collator_create'en_US' );
$arr  = array( 'at''às''as' );

var_export$arr );
collator_sort$coll$arr );
var_export$arr );
?>

The above example will output:

array (
  0 => 'at',
  1 => 'às',
  2 => 'as',
)array (
  0 => 'as',
  1 => 'às',
  2 => 'at',
)

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