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08-21-2009, 10:36 PM #1
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mmm how do i describe this? i have a string within a string that does not work.
i have all my variables in a vars.php file and this is included at the top of al my pages.
<?php $emailtextstring = "Thank you $namestring for signing up to xxxxx"; // $namestring does not yet have a value ?>
i wish to use this to email the user welcoming them.
how do i have a string use a variable later on in a script before it is setup?
i have just tried this out and seem to get the string name to show but not the content
<? // yes this line first! $test = "\$name"; // yes this line second! $name = "jason"; echo($test); // output should be... // jason // but it outputs.... // $name ?>
Last edited by jasonc310771; 08-21-2009 at 10:43 PM.
08-21-2009, 10:54 PM #2
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Another solution is to put the PHP back together using eval().PHP Code:
$test = &$name;
$name = 'Jason';
printf("\$test = %s\n", $test);
Last edited by Fou-Lu; 08-21-2009 at 10:56 PM.
Been gone for a few months, and haven't programmed in that long of a time. Meh, I'll wing it ;)PHP Code:
header('HTTP/1.1 420 Enhance Your Calm');