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printf(3) [php man page]

PRINTF(3)								 1								 PRINTF(3)

printf - Output a formatted string

SYNOPSIS
int printf (string $format, [mixed $args], [mixed $...]) DESCRIPTION
Produces output according to $format. PARAMETERS
o $format - See sprintf(3) for a description of $format. o $args - o $... - RETURN VALUES
Returns the length of the outputted string. SEE ALSO
print(3), sprintf(3), vprintf(3), sscanf(3), fscanf(3), flush(3). PHP Documentation Group PRINTF(3)

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VFPRINTF(3)								 1							       VFPRINTF(3)

vfprintf - Write a formatted string to a stream

SYNOPSIS
int vfprintf (resource $handle, string $format, array $args) DESCRIPTION
Write a string produced according to $format to the stream resource specified by $handle. Operates as fprintf(3) but accepts an array of arguments, rather than a variable number of arguments. PARAMETERS
o $handle - o $format - See sprintf(3) for a description of $format. o $args - RETURN VALUES
Returns the length of the outputted string. EXAMPLES
Example #1 vfprintf(3): zero-padded integers <?php if (!($fp = fopen('date.txt', 'w'))) return; vfprintf($fp, "%04d-%02d-%02d", array($year, $month, $day)); // will write the formatted ISO date to date.txt ?> SEE ALSO
printf(3), sprintf(3), sscanf(3), fscanf(3), vsprintf(3), number_format(3). PHP Documentation Group VFPRINTF(3)

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