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imap_thread

(PHP 4 >= 4.0.7, PHP 5)

imap_threadReturns a tree of threaded message

Description

array imap_thread ( resource $imap_stream [, int $options = SE_FREE ] )

Gets a tree of a threaded message.

Parameters

imap_stream

An IMAP stream returned by imap_open().

options

Return Values

imap_thread() returns an associative array containing a tree of messages threaded by REFERENCES, or FALSE on error.

Every message in the current mailbox will be represented by three entries in the resulting array:

  • $thread["XX.num"] - current message number

  • $thread["XX.next"]

  • $thread["XX.branch"]

Examples

Example #1 imap_thread() Example

<?php

// Here we're outputting the threads of a newsgroup, in HTML

$nntp imap_open('{news.example.com:119/nntp}some.newsgroup''''');
$threads imap_thread($nntp);

foreach (
$threads as $key => $val) {
  
$tree explode('.'$key);
  if (
$tree[1] == 'num') {
    
$header imap_headerinfo($nntp$val);
    echo 
"<ul>\n\t<li>" $header->fromaddress "\n";
  } elseif (
$tree[1] == 'branch') {
    echo 
"\t</li>\n</ul>\n";
  }
}

imap_close($nntp);

?>

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