I think this is not working because "\t" is a regular expression and explode
only works on strings......

Actually, I have no idea and I feeling very confused right now but maybe
try "split" and see how it goes.


At 13:37 26/09/2001 -0400, John Frenzel wrote:
>I have created a 2D array, then written it into a tet file. The file is
>written such that all the secondary array elements (the rows) are seperate
>lines, with the "columns" tab-delimited. Now I'd like to read this file back
>into a 2D array. I thought this should work:
>$array_file = file ("array.dat");
>for ($k=0; $k <= 63; $k++)
>     $array[$k] = explode( "\t", $array_file[$k] );
>I know that $array[$k] is a valid variable, and that explode returns an
>array, so I'm not clear why this isn't working. If I use $array = explode(
>"\t", $array_file[$k] ); I get the line without any trouble. What am I
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