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RegexIterator::accept

(PHP 5 >= 5.2.0)

RegexIterator::acceptGet accept status

Description

public bool RegexIterator::accept ( void )

Matches (string) RegexIterator::current (or RegexIterator::key if the RegexIterator::USE_KEY flag is set) against the regular expression.

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Values

TRUE if a match, FALSE otherwise.

Examples

Example #1 RegexIterator::accept example

This example shows that only items matching the regular expression are accepted.

<?php
$names 
= new ArrayIterator(array('Ann''Bob''Charlie''David'));
$filter = new RegexIterator($names'/^[B-D]/');
foreach (
$filter as $name) {
    echo 
$name PHP_EOL;
}
?>

The above example will output:

Bob
Charlie
David

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