Find all fields held in a variable??

Ok new to php so read between the lines of what I'm asking as I may have all the terminology wrong..

I have a string/variable '$mitem' which seems to hold things such as name, id etc which I can get by using $mitem->name and $mitem->id

How can I get a list of everything that this $mitem holds?

Thanks
Neil
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str_kaniCommented:
if you hold all the values in a single variable like $mitem="name1#id1#name2#id2";
and seprated by # then you can split it using the delimiter and use the values...
<?php
$mitem="name1#id1#name2#id2";
$splitted=explode("#",$mitem);
print_r($splitted);
?>
BatalfCommented:
You can try to use a foreach loop

example:

foreach($mitem as $key=>$value){
    echo $key."-".$value."<br>";    
   
}

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Jaime OlivaresSoftware ArchitectCommented:
$mitem is an object, and name and id are it members.
You can display a list of contents using:
print_r($mitem);
geir_andersenSystems engineerCommented:
mitem is a class..

you could issue:

echo "<pre>". print_r($mitem) . "</pre>";

-Geir
Neil ThompsonSenior Systems DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks all

All were useful but Batalf's code did exactly what I was looking for. Thanks for taking the time to help all, it's appreciated.

Neil
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