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Appending an integer to a string

I am having problems appending a number to the end of a string. I
searched google and google forums and couldn't figure it out .... sorry
i'm sure its simple.

so I have:

$filename = 'test.file.";
$i = 0;

and I want to change $filename to become 'test.file.0'.

$filename .= $i; //doesn't work
$filename += $i; //doesn't work
$filename .= (string) $i; //doesn't work, nor does += (string) $i

So, how could I do this using these variables?

(I plan to do this inside a loop, and loop until test.file.i does not
exist, at which point I will create one and save the news post. I will
do the same to display the news on my front page -- loop through
starting at i=0 and display the contents of the files until test.file.i
does not exist)

Cheers,
-Rob

Oct 7 '05 #1
2 1591
I am having problems appending a number to the end of a string. I $filename = 'test.file.";
$i = 0; and I want to change $filename to become 'test.file.0'.


$filename = "$filename$i";

or

$filename .= "$i";

or

$filename .= strval( $i );

or

$filename = sprintf( "%s%d", $filename, $i );

or

google some more...

---
Steve

Oct 7 '05 #2
Robizzle (Ro********@gmail.com) wrote:
: I am having problems appending a number to the end of a string. I
: searched google and google forums and couldn't figure it out .... sorry
: i'm sure its simple.

: so I have:

: $filename = 'test.file.";
^

Mismatched quotes. It works for me when I use the correct quotes.

$ php

<?php

$filename = 'test.file.'; # note quote
$i=0;

$filename .= $i;

echo $filename;

?>
^D

test.file.0


--

This programmer available for rent.
Oct 7 '05 #3

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