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php remove characters afer comma

Posted on 2004-09-01
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i have a string...

$string='jpratt, iii';

I want php to remove all characters after the comma...including removing the comma. How do i do this?
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All sorts of ways.  Here are two.

$string = substr($string, 0, strpos($string, ","));

OR

$myArray = explode(",", $string);
$string = $myArray[0];

http://www.php.net/manual/tw/ref.strings.php
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