On 20-Jul-2001 Garth Dahlstrom wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to build a spell checker for a web form.
> What has got me stumped is being able to do a split
> so that whitespace and words are stored as seperate
> elements of the same array.
> ideally, I'd use some form of preg_split to put:
> "This contans white space ."
> into an array like:
> $wordsarr = ('This',' ','contans',' ','white',' ','space',' ','.')
> So that I can do a a loop as follows:
> for ($i = 0; $i < count($wordarr); $i++)
> if (!trim($wordarr[$i]) == "" && !eregi(trim($wordarr[$i]),'.,/'))
> //check spelling
> //correct errors
> echo $wordarr[$i];
> and end up with:
> "This contains white space ."
> can a split like this be accomplished using
> preg_split or do I need to go through the string
> one space at a time in a while loop?
start with preg_split(/^\w+/, $foo);
(read as: split on one or more non-word charachers)
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