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PHP $GLOBALS (super global) variable

Description

$GLOBAL is a php super global variable which can be used instead of 'global' keyword to access variables from global scope, i.e. the variables which can be accessed from anywhere in a php script even within functions or methods.

Here is an example to testify the theory mentioned above:  

<?php
$s = 25;
$t = 50;
function subtraction()
{
$GLOBALS['v'] = $GLOBALS['t'] - $GLOBALS['s'];
} 
subtraction();
echo $v;
?> 

In the code above, since v is a variable present within $GLOBALS array, it is accessible form outside the function also.

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PHP: Tips of the Day

PHP - how to create a newline character?

Only double quoted strings interpret the escape sequences \r and \n as '0x0D' and '0x0A' respectively, so you want:

"\r\n"

Single quoted strings, on the other hand, only know the escape sequences \\ and \'.

So unless you concatenate the single quoted string with a line break generated elsewhere (e. g., using double quoted string "\r\n" or using chr function chr(0x0D).chr(0x0A)), the only other way to have a line break within a single quoted string is to literally type it with your editor:

$s = 'some text before the line break
some text after';

Make sure to check your editor for its line break settings if you require some specific character sequence (\r\n for example).

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