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displaying contents of text file

Posted on 2003-12-04
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PHP newbie here, I've got the following script and I'm trying to display the contents of test.txt. one line per record.

<?php
$array = file("test.txt");
foreach($array as $row) {
   $line = explode($row, "|");
   print "Name: $line[0], Email: $line[1]<br>";
}
?>

test.txt has 2 fields on each line, which looks like
John Doe|john@doe.com
Jane Doe|jane@doe.com
Billy Bob Joe|joe@domain.com

It's not damn working.....why? help appreciated....
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Question by:skylabel
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by:shivsa
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what error u are getting.
if u getting undefined variable. then try post before print.
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by:skylabel
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Basically, my output is as follows (i.e. it doesn't display any of the contents of the text file)

Name: |, Email:
Name: |, Email:
Name: |, Email:

Grrrr....
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shivsa earned 140 total points
ID: 9879548
u have explode variable wrong.
it should be
explode("|",$row);

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