try sprintf to format the string and then fwrite
I use text files to log debug msgs in my programs as they are not too heavy
duty applications.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sebastian A." <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "PHP General List (PHP.NET)" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Friday, April 05, 2002 11:29 AM
Subject: [PHP] Writing to Files

> Hey All,
> I have recently been trying to create some logs for the install script I
> have been making (to make it easier for me to diagnose problems) but I am
> wondering how to create and write to text files. I know about the fopen()
> and fwrite() functions, which theoretically should enable me to do this
> however I am not exactly sure how I should go about this. Also, I realize
> that there is limited formatting I can have with text, however I would
> to know if its possible to control the line spacing between the entries,
> whether or not its possible to indent lines. Lastly, are text files a good
> idea for logs? Do any of you use anything else I should be aware of?
> Thanks for all your help!
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