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# Looking for Function that converts Associative Array to Index Array

Posted on 2005-03-14
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Hi

I am looking for a Function that converts Associative Array to Index Array.

For example:

From this:
Array ([one] => "value1", [two] => "value2", [three] => "value3");

To this:
Array([0] => "value1, [1] => "value2", [3] => "value3");

Thanks....
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Question by:minichicken
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ID: 13534279
<?

function convertArray(\$inputArray){
\$returnArray = array();
foreach (\$inputArray as \$value) {
\$returnArray[] = \$value;
}

return \$returnArray;

}

\$array['key1'] = "value";
\$array['key2'] = "val2";
\$array['key3'] = "val3";
\$array['key4'] = "val4";

\$newArray = convertArray(\$array);

for(\$no=0;\$no<count(\$newArray);\$no++){
echo \$newArray[\$no]."<br>";
}
?>
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Accepted Solution

Marcus Bointon earned 2000 total points
ID: 13534329
This is effectively what array_values does, by simply discarding associative keys:

http://www.php.net/manual/en/function.array-values.php

Unless you're expecting it to interpret 'three' as index 3. I think your example is slightly wrong, I'm guessing it should be:

To this:
Array([0] => "value1, [1] => "value2", [2] => "value3");
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Author Comment

ID: 13534418
Thanks Squinky

I was clearly NOT thinking....
I have used that function million times...

Thanks for the reminder....
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