Looking for Function that converts Associative Array to Index Array

Posted on 2005-03-14
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Last Modified: 2008-03-06

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");

Question by:minichicken
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Expert Comment

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);

    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:


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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