Php print out

How can i print out the value without using echo statement? I use it like this

<?php echo $value ?>
I know that there is another usage but i can not remember it
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Julian HansenCommented:
Here are various ways of dumping variables and doing output - not sure what your application is but one of these should fit the bill
Julian HansenCommented:
Then there is HEREDOC
$string = 'variables';
Any text, <b>tags</b> "double quotes" or 'single quotes' and {$string}
Over as many lines
as required.

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BRMarketingAuthor Commented:
Dear Julian Hansen,

how would you write the below code if you were the writer?

<input type=hidden  name=id value='<?php echo $id ?>'

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Julian HansenCommented:
It depends - if it was outside of a PHP block i.e. in an HTML block then as you have it except I would enclose my attributes in double quotes

<input type="hidden"  name="id" value="<?php echo $id ?>">

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If it is part of a code block I would use HEREDOC
echo <<< HTML
<input type="hidden"  name="id" value="{$id}">

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BRMarketingAuthor Commented:
thank you very much Julian Hansen. Best regards
Julian HansenCommented:
You are welcome.
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