Solved

Array Replacing loop PHP

Posted on 2011-09-19
3
201 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I want to do something like

$string = "? is ? but ? do ? know how to make it work.";
$array = array("This", "cool", "I", "not");
// $result = str_replace or preg_replace.. idk here

echo $result;

Open in new window


Result: This is cool but I do not know how to make it work.


Is this possible?
0
Comment
Question by:Phelms215
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:Kamaraj Subramanian
ID: 36564620
$string = "? is ? but ? do ? know how to make it work."; 
$array = array("This", "cool", "I", "not");  
foreach ($array as &$value) {
    $value = $value * 2;
	$result = preg_replace('/?/', $value,$string,1)
}

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 23

Accepted Solution

by:
Kamaraj Subramanian earned 500 total points
ID: 36564624
oops, sorry,

remove the below code

$value = $value * 2;  

Open in new window


$string = "? is ? but ? do ? know how to make it work.";   
$array = array("This", "cool", "I", "not");    
foreach ($array as &$value) {  
        $result = preg_replace('/?/', $value,$string,1) ;
} 
echo $result;

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:PranjalShah
ID: 36564644
Is your original string contains only one character that needs to be changed to different values? I am not sure if you can do that. But if your $string is

$string = "? is * but $ do # know how to make it work";
$search = array("?" , "*" , "$", "#");
$replace = array("This", "cool", "I", "not");
$new_string = str_replace($search, $replace, $string);

Open in new window

0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Author Note: Since this E-E article was originally written, years ago, formal testing has come into common use in the world of PHP.  PHPUnit (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PHPUnit) and similar technologies have enjoyed wide adoption, making it possib…
Things That Drive Us Nuts Have you noticed the use of the reCaptcha feature at EE and other web sites?  It wants you to read and retype something that looks like this.Insanity!  It's not EE's fault - that's just the way reCaptcha works.  But it is …
The viewer will learn how to look for a specific file type in a local or remote server directory using PHP.
The viewer will learn how to create and use a small PHP class to apply a watermark to an image. This video shows the viewer the setup for the PHP watermark as well as important coding language. Continue to Part 2 to learn the core code used in creat…

929 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

10 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now