[thelist] PHP variable functions

Dougal Campbell dougal at gunters.org
Fri Jan 24 13:46:18 CST 2003

On Fri, 24 Jan 2003, Xavier wrote:

> Here is my dilemna:
> I have a string coming out of a MySQL database and it is put into a PHP
> variable which I'll call $text. Counting the words in the string is a
> trivial thing, but what I want to do is figure out of the size of the
> string in bytes... I can't think of a way to do this in PHP or MySQL, so
> any help would be appreciated, especially via ICQ.

You want the PHP strlen() function.

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