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Normalizes the input provided and returns the normalized string


Normalizer::normalize

normalizer_normalize

(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0, PECL intl >= 1.0.0)

Normalizer::normalize -- normalizer_normalizeNormalizes the input provided and returns the normalized string

Description

Object oriented style

static string Normalizer::normalize ( string $input [, string $form = Normalizer::FORM_C ] )

Procedural style

string normalizer_normalize ( string $input [, string $form = Normalizer::FORM_C ] )

Normalizes the input provided and returns the normalized string

Parameters

input

The input string to normalize

form

One of the normalization forms.

Return Values

The normalized string or NULL if an error occurred.

Examples

Example #1 normalizer_normalize() example

<?php
$char_A_ring 
"\xC3\x85"// 'LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A WITH RING ABOVE' (U+00C5)
$char_combining_ring_above "\xCC\x8A";  // 'COMBINING RING ABOVE' (U+030A)
 
$char_1 normalizer_normalize$char_A_ringNormalizer::FORM_C );
$char_2 normalizer_normalize'A' $char_combining_ring_aboveNormalizer::FORM_C );
 
echo 
urlencode($char_1);
echo 
' ';
echo 
urlencode($char_2);
?>

Example #2 OO example

<?php
$char_A_ring 
"\xC3\x85"// 'LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A WITH RING ABOVE' (U+00C5)
$char_combining_ring_above "\xCC\x8A";  // 'COMBINING RING ABOVE' (U+030A)
 
$char_1 Normalizer::normalize$char_A_ringNormalizer::FORM_C );
$char_2 Normalizer::normalize'A' $char_combining_ring_aboveNormalizer::FORM_C );
 
echo 
urlencode($char_1);
echo 
' ';
echo 
urlencode($char_2);
?>

The above example will output:

%C3%85 %C3%85

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