PHP 5.6.0beta1 released

grapheme_strlen

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

grapheme_strlenGet string length in grapheme units

Description

Procedural style

int grapheme_strlen ( string $input )

Get string length in grapheme units (not bytes or characters)

Parameters

input

The string being measured for length. It must be a valid UTF-8 string.

Return Values

The length of the string on success, and 0 if the string is empty.

Examples

Example #1 grapheme_strlen() example

<?php

$char_a_ring_nfd 
"a\xCC\x8A";  // 'LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH RING ABOVE' (U+00E5) normalization form "D"
$char_o_diaeresis_nfd "o\xCC\x88"// 'LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH DIAERESIS' (U+00F6) normalization form "D"

print grapheme_strlen'abc' $char_a_ring_nfd $char_o_diaeresis_nfd $char_a_ring_nfd);

?>

The above example will output:

6
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