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IntlChar::charName || IntlChar::chr || IntlChar || PHP Manual

(PHP 7)

IntlChar::charTypeGet the general category value for a code point

Description

public static int IntlChar::charType ( mixed $codepoint )

Returns the general category value for the code point.

Parameters

codepoint

The integer codepoint value (e.g. 0x2603 for U+2603 SNOWMAN), or the character encoded as a UTF-8 string (e.g. "\u{2603}")

Return Values

Returns the general category type, which may be one of the following constants:

  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_UNASSIGNED
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_GENERAL_OTHER_TYPES
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_UPPERCASE_LETTER
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_LOWERCASE_LETTER
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_TITLECASE_LETTER
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_MODIFIER_LETTER
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_OTHER_LETTER
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_NON_SPACING_MARK
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_ENCLOSING_MARK
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_COMBINING_SPACING_MARK
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_DECIMAL_DIGIT_NUMBER
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_LETTER_NUMBER
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_OTHER_NUMBER
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_SPACE_SEPARATOR
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_LINE_SEPARATOR
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_PARAGRAPH_SEPARATOR
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_CONTROL_CHAR
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_FORMAT_CHAR
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_PRIVATE_USE_CHAR
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_SURROGATE
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_DASH_PUNCTUATION
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_START_PUNCTUATION
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_END_PUNCTUATION
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_CONNECTOR_PUNCTUATION
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_OTHER_PUNCTUATION
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_MATH_SYMBOL
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_CURRENCY_SYMBOL
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_MODIFIER_SYMBOL
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_OTHER_SYMBOL
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_INITIAL_PUNCTUATION
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_FINAL_PUNCTUATION
  • IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_CHAR_CATEGORY_COUNT

Examples

Example #1 Testing different code points

<?php
var_dump
(IntlChar::charType("A") === IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_UPPERCASE_LETTER);
var_dump(IntlChar::charType(".") === IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_OTHER_PUNCTUATION);
var_dump(IntlChar::charType("\t") === IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_CONTROL_CHAR);
var_dump(IntlChar::charType("\u{2603}") === IntlChar::CHAR_CATEGORY_OTHER_SYMBOL);
?>

The above example will output:

bool(true)
bool(true)
bool(true)
bool(true)


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