Hi, May be you want to take a look at serialize and unserialize functions, serialize generates a string from a variable and then unserialize can give you the value of the variable back from the string.
Regards, Jonathan On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 12:07 AM, James Colannino <ja...@colannino.org> wrote: > Hey everyone, I was pretty sure there was an easy built-in solution for > what I want to do, but I've been googling around with no luck. > Basically, I just want to take a string containing the output of > print_r() and convert it back into an array again. > > That is possible, right? If so, how do I go about it? If not, what's a > quick and easy way to parse a string and turn it into an array (I don't > necessarily need the string to be in the format print_r returns). > > Thanks! > > James > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php