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mb_strtoupper

(PHP 4 >= 4.3.0, PHP 5)

mb_strtoupperMake a string uppercase

Description

string mb_strtoupper ( string $str [, string $encoding = mb_internal_encoding() ] )

Returns str with all alphabetic characters converted to uppercase.

Parameters

str

The string being uppercased.

encoding

The encoding parameter is the character encoding. If it is omitted, the internal character encoding value will be used.

Return Values

str with all alphabetic characters converted to uppercase.

Unicode

For more information about the Unicode properties, please see » http://www.unicode.org/unicode/reports/tr21/.

By contrast to strtoupper(), 'alphabetic' is determined by the Unicode character properties. Thus the behaviour of this function is not affected by locale settings and it can convert any characters that have 'alphabetic' property, such as a-umlaut (ä).

Examples

Example #1 mb_strtoupper() example

<?php
$str 
"Mary Had A Little Lamb and She LOVED It So";
$str mb_strtoupper($str);
echo 
$str// Prints MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB AND SHE LOVED IT SO
?>

Example #2 mb_strtoupper() example with non-Latin UTF-8 text

<?php
$str 
"Τάχιστη αλώπηξ βαφής ψημένη γη, δρασκελίζει υπέρ νωθρού κυνός";
$str mb_strtoupper($str'UTF-8');
echo 
$str// Prints ΤΆΧΙΣΤΗ ΑΛΏΠΗΞ ΒΑΦΉΣ ΨΗΜΈΝΗ ΓΗ, ΔΡΑΣΚΕΛΊΖΕΙ ΥΠΈΡ ΝΩΘΡΟΎ ΚΥΝΌΣ
?>

See Also

PHP Manual