> Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 18:31:43 -0300
> Subject: Re: [PHP] Count the Number of Certain Elements in An Array
> From: tapi...@gmail.com
> To: aj...@alumni.iu.edu
> CC: firstname.lastname@example.org
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 6:21 PM, Alice Wei <aj...@alumni.iu.edu> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > This seems like a pretty simple problem, but I can't seem to be able to
> > figure it out. I have a lot of elements in an array, and some of them are
> > duplicates, but I don't want to delete them because I have other purposes
> > for it. Is it possible for me to find out the number of certain elements in
> > an array?
> > For example,
> > // Create a simple array.
> > $array = array(1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 3,3,4,2);
> > $total = count($array);
> > echo $total;
> > If I run the code, the value of $total would be 9. However, what I really
> > want to do is to get the values of the different instances of each, like:
> > 1 => 1
> > 2 => 2
> > 3 => 3
> > 4=> 2
> > 5=> 1
> > Is there a simple code that I use to find this out?
> > Thanks for your help.
> > Alice
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> Try the function array_count_values.
Thanks, this is cool. There is already a function for it!
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