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JRegistryFormatXML/objectToString

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Description

Converts an object into an XML formatted string If more than two levels of nested groups are necessary, since INI is not useful, XML or another format should be used.


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Syntax

objectToString(&$object, $params)
Parameter Name Default Value Description
&$object $object Data Source Object
$params $param Parameters used by the formatter

Returns

string XML Formatted String

Defined in

libraries/joomla/registry/format/xml.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.registry.format.xml' );

Source Body

function objectToString( &$object, $params )
{
        $depth = 1;
        $retval = "<?xml version=\"1.0\" ?>\n<config>\n";
        foreach (get_object_vars( $object ) as $key=>$item)
        {
                if (is_object($item))
                {
                        $retval .= "\t<group name=\"".$key."\">\n";
                        $retval .= $this->_buildXMLstringLevel($item, $depth+1);
                        $retval .= "\t</group>\n";
                } else {
                        $retval .= "\t<entry name=\"".$key."\">".$item."</entry>\n";
                }
        }
        $retval .= '</config>';
        return $retval;
}

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Examples

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