Formatting XML results

I'm using a PHP and XML script to connect to a remote server and retrive data. I have most of it setup, but I'm trying to format the data that gets returned.

For example, if I use

var_dump($response);

to dump my results, I get something like the following:

object(DomainInfDataResponse)#15 (12) { ["name:private"]=>  string(14) "domainname.pl" ["status:private"]=>  string(6) "Active"  ["nss:private"]=>  array(2) { [0]=>  object(DomainNs)#20 (2) { ["name:private"]=>  string(15) "ns1.domainname.pl" ["ip:private"]=>  string(0) "" } [1]=>  object(DomainNs)#22 (2) { ["name:private"]=>  string(15) "ns2.domainname.pl" ["ip:private"]=>  string(0) "" } } ["holder:private"]=>  object(DomainHolder)#23 (4) { ["class:private"]=>  string(11) "Company" ["remark:private"]=>  string(21) "changed admin by name" } ["admins:private"]=>  array(1) { [0]=>  string(10) "NOC-453" } ["techs:private"]=>  array(1) { [0]=>  string(10) "NOC-453" } ["account:private"]=>  string(8) "00000161" ["regDate:private"]=>  string(10) "2001-06-27" ["renDate:private"]=>  string(10) "2007-06-27" ["result:private"]=>  object(Result)#6 (5) { ["code:private"]=>  string(4) "1000"  } ["type:protected"]=>  int(2) }

To retrive a single value from the response, I thought all I needed was:
$domain = $response=>name;

but that doesn't work.

How would I call a single variable?
thunder99Asked:
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secondvCommented:
PHP5?

Could you provide some code, or give the output from:

print_r($response);
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thunder99Author Commented:
Hi Secondv

Yes, it's php5.

print_r($response); gives:

DomainInfDataResponse Object ( [name:private] => domainname.pl [status:private] => Active [billingStatus:private] => Billable [nss:private] => Array ( [0] => DomainNs Object ( [name:private] => ns1.domainname.pl [ip:private] => ) [1] => DomainNs Object ( [name:private] => ns2.domainname.pl [ip:private] => ) ) [holder:private] => DomainHolder Object ( [class:private] => Company [remark:private] => changed admin by name ) [admins:private] => Array ( [0] => NOC-453 ) [techs:private] => Array ( [0] => NOC-453 ) [account:private] => 00000161 [regDate:private] => 2001-06-27 [renDate:private] => 2007-06-27 [result:private] => Result Object ( [code:private] => 1000 [msg:private] => Command completed successfully [value:private] => [reasonCode:private] => [reasonMsg:private] => ) [type:protected] => 2 )["type:protected"]=>  int(2) }

I can't really post the code as it's coming from lots of config files that are been called once.

The XML command that's been created looks like:

$command = new DomainInfoCommand("domainname.pl");
$response = CommandProcessor::process($command);
$result = $response->getResult();

//Test it//
var_dump($response);
print_r($response);

I actually had it working before, and then didn't save some changes and can't remember how I did it.


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secondvCommented:
To get a value:

echo $response->name;

However, if the variables are private "[name:private]" you won't be able to access it that way.

(Fatal error: Cannot access private property DomainInfDataResponse::$name in xxxx on line xx)

What you could do, is add a function inside the class that will return a given value.. such as:

public function get_value($var)
{
      return $this->$var;
}

$response->get_value('name');


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wakemupCommented:
You can also use a generic __get($varname) function so:

function __get($varname) {

}
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wakemupCommented:
Sorry:

function __get($varname) {
  return $this->$varname;
}

This should work in php 5.0+
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wakemupCommented:

You can then just call '$this->Fred' and the __get function gets called automatically in the background and the value is returned without you having to do a get_fred, get_john function or a get($varname) and explicitly saying which variable you want. PHP 5 is cool like this.

There is also a __set($varname, $varvalue) which does the same the other way. Those are two underscores by the way.
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thunder99Author Commented:
Can't get any of those methods to work. I'll go through some of the other files that are been called to see if it gives any hints as to what I need.
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thunder99Author Commented:
Sorry for the delay in getting back to this question. Both of the solutions offered by secondv and wakemup work, so I'm splitting the points.

Again apoligies for leaving it open so long.
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