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remove last comma from string

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I have a forloop that adds a $var and , to $string

how to remove last comma


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3,4,5,6,2,
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$string = rtrim($string, ",");

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The advantage of using rtrim() is that if you have empty positions at the end of the array and wind up with something like this 3,4,5,,, it will declop all of the commas at the end.  Thus it is better than something like substr($str,0,-1).

But I have another suggestion for you.  Why use an iterator at all?  Why not do something like this...

$arr = array(3,4,5,6,2);
$str = implode(',', $arr);

HTH, ~Ray
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thanks both delete the last ,
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