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ReflectionProperty::setValue

(PHP 5)

ReflectionProperty::setValueSet property value

Description

public void ReflectionProperty::setValue ( object $object , mixed $value )
public void ReflectionProperty::setValue ( mixed $value )

Sets (changes) the property's value.

Parameters

object

If the property is non-static an object must be provided to change the property on. If the property is static this parameter is left out and only value needs to be provided.

value

The new value.

Return Values

No value is returned.

Errors/Exceptions

Throws a ReflectionException if the property is inaccessible. You can make a protected or private property accessible using ReflectionProperty::setAccessible.

Examples

Example #1 ReflectionProperty::setValue example

<?php
class Foo {
    public static 
$staticProperty;
    
    public 
$property;
    protected 
$privateProperty;
}

$reflectionClass = new ReflectionClass('Foo');

$reflectionClass->getProperty('staticProperty')->setValue('foo');
var_dump(Foo::$staticProperty);

$foo = new Foo;

$reflectionClass->getProperty('property')->setValue($foo'bar');
var_dump($foo->property);

$reflectionProperty $reflectionClass->getProperty('privateProperty');
$reflectionProperty->setAccessible(true);
$reflectionProperty->setValue($foo'foobar');
var_dump($reflectionProperty->getValue($foo));
?>

The above example will output:

string(3) "foo"
string(3) "bar"
string(6) "foobar"

See Also

PHP Manual