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Hello, Is there any way to call a function with a variable inside the call. ie: if($preferences != "") { dis_display$$preferences() ; } If $preferences = "menus" this will call the function dis_displaymenus() Thanks, Vincent....

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    Default Calling a function.

    Hello,

    Is there any way to call a function with a variable inside the call. ie:

    if($preferences != "") {
    dis_display$$preferences() ;
    }

    If $preferences = "menus" this will call the function dis_displaymenus()

    Thanks,
    Vincent.
    Vincent M. Guest

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    Default Re: [PHP] Calling a function.

    From: "Vincent M." <cultfree.fr>
    > Is there any way to call a function with a variable inside the call. ie:
    >
    > if($preferences != "") {
    > dis_display$$preferences() ;
    $functon = "dis_play$preferences";
    $function();

    ---John Holmes...
    Cpt John W. Holmes Guest

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    Default Re: [PHP] Calling a function.

    On Saturday 13 September 2003 01:40, CPT John W. Holmes wrote:
    > From: "Vincent M." <cultfree.fr>
    >
    > > Is there any way to call a function with a variable inside the call. ie:
    > >
    > > if($preferences != "") {
    > > dis_display$$preferences() ;
    >
    > $functon = "dis_play$preferences";
    > $function();
    Better still:

    $functon(); // [sic]

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    Default Re: [PHP] Calling a function.

    From: "Jason Wong" <php-generalgremlins.biz>
    > On Saturday 13 September 2003 01:40, CPT John W. Holmes wrote:
    > > From: "Vincent M." <cultfree.fr>
    > >
    > > > Is there any way to call a function with a variable inside the call.
    ie:
    > > >
    > > > if($preferences != "") {
    > > > dis_display$$preferences() ;
    > >
    > > $functon = "dis_play$preferences";
    > > $function();
    >
    > Better still:
    >
    > $functon(); // [sic]
    LOL... No, you don't have to worry about that. Isn't PHP smart enough to
    know what I mean??

    ---John Holmes...
    Cpt John W. Holmes Guest

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    Default Re[2]: [PHP] Calling a function.

    Hi,

    Saturday, September 13, 2003, 5:39:47 AM, you wrote:
    CJWH> From: "Jason Wong" <php-generalgremlins.biz>
    >> On Saturday 13 September 2003 01:40, CPT John W. Holmes wrote:
    >> > From: "Vincent M." <cultfree.fr>
    >> >
    >> > > Is there any way to call a function with a variable inside the call.
    CJWH> ie:
    >> > >
    >> > > if($preferences != "") {
    >> > > dis_display$$preferences() ;
    >> >
    >> > $functon = "dis_play$preferences";
    >> > $function();
    >>
    >> Better still:
    >>
    >> $functon(); // [sic]
    CJWH> LOL... No, you don't have to worry about that. Isn't PHP smart enough to
    CJWH> know what I mean??

    CJWH> ---John Holmes...


    I think the ini file has enable_smart_typist set to on by default, causes me all
    types of hassles :)

    --
    regards,
    Tom
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