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PHP | SplFileObject fputcsv() Function

  • Last Updated : 21 Dec, 2018

The SplFileObject fputcsv() function is an inbuilt function of Standard PHP Library (SPL) in PHP which is used write a field array as a CSV line.

Syntax:

string SplFileObject::fputcsv()

Parameters: This function accept four parameters one is mandatory and three are optional.

  • $fields: Specifies the an array of values.
  • $delimiter: An optional parameter which specify sets the field delimiter.
  • $enclosure: An optional parameter which specify field enclosure.
  • $escape: An optional parameter used for escape character.

Return values: This function returns length of the written string or FALSE otherwise.

Below Program illustrate the SplFileObject fputcsv() function in PHP.



Program :




<?php
  
// Create an Array
$gfg = array (
    array('gfg', 'geeks', 'gced', 'Article'),
    array('Hello', 'Sudo', 'Placement'),
    array('"Contribute"', '"Interview"'),
    array('"System"', '"IDE"')
);
  
// Creating Spl Object
$file = new SplFileObject('gfg.csv', 'w');
  
foreach ($gfg as $arr) {
    $file->fputcsv($arr);
}
  
  
echo "Successfully write data in gfg.csv";
?>

Output:

Successfully write data in gfg.csv

When Run the Above program it will create a gfg.csv file if not exist and writes the content of array in file as shown in below image.

https://media.geeksforgeeks.org/wp-content/uploads/capture1-2.png

Reference: http://php.net/manual/en/splfileobject.fputcsv.php

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