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MessageFormatter::create

MessageFormatter::__construct

msgfmt_create

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

MessageFormatter::create -- MessageFormatter::__construct -- msgfmt_createConstructs a new Message Formatter

Description

Object oriented style (method)

public static MessageFormatter MessageFormatter::create ( string $locale , string $pattern )

Object oriented style (constructor):

public MessageFormatter::__construct ( string $locale , string $pattern )

Procedural style

MessageFormatter msgfmt_create ( string $locale , string $pattern )

Constructs a new Message Formatter

Parameters

locale

The locale to use when formatting arguments

pattern

The pattern string to stick arguments into. The pattern uses an 'apostrophe-friendly' syntax; it is run through » umsg_autoQuoteApostrophe before being interpreted.

Return Values

The formatter object

Examples

Example #1 msgfmt_create() example

<?php
$fmt 
msgfmt_create("en_US""{0,number,integer} monkeys on {1,number,integer} trees make {2,number} monkeys per tree");
echo 
msgfmt_format($fmt, array(45601234560/123));
$fmt msgfmt_create("de""{0,number,integer} Affen auf {1,number,integer} Bäumen sind {2,number} Affen pro Baum");
echo 
msgfmt_format($fmt, array(45601234560/123));
?>

Example #2 OO example

<?php
$fmt 
= new MessageFormatter("en_US""{0,number,integer} monkeys on {1,number,integer} trees make {2,number} monkeys per tree");
echo 
$fmt->format(array(45601234560/123));
$fmt = new MessageFormatter("de""{0,number,integer} Affen auf {1,number,integer} Bäumen sind {2,number} Affen pro Baum");
echo 
$fmt->format(array(45601234560/123));
?>

The above example will output:

4,560 monkeys on 123 trees make 37.073 monkeys per tree
4.560 Affen auf 123 Bäumen sind 37,073 Affen pro Baum

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ezarko at synacor dot com
4 years ago
Beware: passing an empty string for format returns null, not a formatter which returns empty strings.

$ php -r "print_r(new MessageFormatter('en_US',' '));"
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$ php -r "print_r(new MessageFormatter('en_US',''));"
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