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Assigning associative array key in an array in just one loop.

Posted on 2012-03-13
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How can I combine these two loops in to one loop?

for ($i = count($objs)-1; $i >= 0; $i--) { 

$tempObject = new Article();
$tempObject -> title=$objs[$i];
$tempObject -> author="My Author: " . $i;

array_push($articles[get_class($tempObject)], $tempObject);

}

foreach ($articles['Article'] as $my_object)
{
    $title = (string)$my_object->title;
    $my_associative_array[$title] = $my_object;
}

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Question by:glynco
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by:Ray Paseur
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What are you trying to accomplish here?  It looks like you have two different arrays in play.  Unless these arrays are hundreds of thousands of elements long, there is no economy in combining these loops and plenty of potential for making a programming error.

If you have some test data, please post it, thanks.
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Marco Gasi earned 2000 total points
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You could try this:

for ($i = count($objs)-1; $i >= 0; $i--) {

$tempObject = new Article();
$tempObject -> title=$objs[$i];
$tempObject -> author="My Author: " . $i;

$articles[get_class($tempObject)][$tempObject -> title] = $tempObject;

}
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