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imap_sort

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

imap_sortGets and sort messages

Description

array imap_sort ( resource $imap_stream , int $criteria , int $reverse [, int $options = 0 [, string $search_criteria = NULL [, string $charset = NIL ]]] )

Gets and sorts message numbers by the given parameters.

Parameters

imap_stream

An IMAP stream returned by imap_open().

criteria

Criteria can be one (and only one) of the following:

  • SORTDATE - message Date
  • SORTARRIVAL - arrival date
  • SORTFROM - mailbox in first From address
  • SORTSUBJECT - message subject
  • SORTTO - mailbox in first To address
  • SORTCC - mailbox in first cc address
  • SORTSIZE - size of message in octets

reverse

Set this to 1 for reverse sorting

options

The options are a bitmask of one or more of the following:

  • SE_UID - Return UIDs instead of sequence numbers
  • SE_NOPREFETCH - Don't prefetch searched messages

search_criteria

charset

Return Values

Returns an array of message numbers sorted by the given parameters.

Changelog

Version Description
4.3.3 The charset parameter was added

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