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JUtility/return bytes

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Description

Return the byte value of a particular string

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Description:JUtility/return bytes

Syntax

return_bytes($val)
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$val String optionally with G, M or K suffix

Returns

int size in bytes

Defined in

libraries/joomla/utilities/utility.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.utilities.utility' );

Source Body

function return_bytes($val) {
        $val = trim($val);
        $last = strtolower($val{strlen($val)-1});
        switch($last) {
                // The 'G' modifier is available since PHP 5.1.0
                case 'g':
                        $val *= 1024;
                case 'm':
                        $val *= 1024;
                case 'k':
                        $val *= 1024;
        }
 
        return $val;
}

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Examples

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