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php.js : settype() function

settype() function

The settype() function sets the type of a variable.

Version:

1103.1210

Syntax:

settype(var_name, var_type)

Parameters:

Name Description Required /
Optional
Type
var_name The variable being converted. Required Mixed*
var_type Type of the variable. Possible values are : boolean, integer, float, string, array, object , null. Optional String

*Mixed : Mixed indicates that a parameter may accept multiple (but not necessarily all) types.

Example of php.js settype() function

In the following web document, settype() function set the types of different variables.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
"http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title>php.js : settype() function example</title>
<script type="text/javascript" src="../../phpjs/variable/variable.min.js"> </script>
</head>
<body>
<h1 style="color: green">php.js : settype() function example</h1>
<h3>Set the type of a variable...</h3>
<hr />
<script type="text/javascript">
//This is done to make the following JavaScript code compatible to XHTML. <![CDATA[
var1='198';
var2='031';
settype('var1', 'integer');
settype('var2', 'integer');
document.write(var1+'<br />');
document.write(var2+'<br />');
document.write(var1+var2);
//]]>
</script>
</body>
</html>

Output of the function:

198
31
229 

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