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Copy the iterator into an array


iterator_to_array

(PHP 5 >= 5.1.0)

iterator_to_arrayCopy the iterator into an array

Description

array iterator_to_array ( Traversable $iterator [, bool $use_keys = true ] )

Copy the elements of an iterator into an array.

Parameters

iterator

The iterator being copied.

use_keys

Whether to use the iterator element keys as index.

Return Values

An array containing the elements of the iterator.

Changelog

Version Description
5.2.1 The use_keys parameter was added.

Examples

Example #1 iterator_to_array() example

<?php
$iterator 
= new ArrayIterator(array('recipe'=>'pancakes''egg''milk''flour'));
var_dump(iterator_to_array($iteratortrue));
var_dump(iterator_to_array($iteratorfalse));
?>

The above example will output:

array(4) {
  ["recipe"]=>
  string(8) "pancakes"
  [0]=>
  string(3) "egg"
  [1]=>
  string(4) "milk"
  [2]=>
  string(5) "flour"
}
array(4) {
  [0]=>
  string(8) "pancakes"
  [1]=>
  string(3) "egg"
  [2]=>
  string(4) "milk"
  [3]=>
  string(5) "flour"
}

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