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JRequest/getFloat

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Description

Fetches and returns a given filtered variable. The float filter only allows digits and periods. This is currently only a proxy function for getVar().

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Description:JRequest/getFloat

Syntax

getFloat($name, $default=0.0, $hash= 'default')
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$name $name Variable name
$default 0.0 $default Default value if the variable does not exist
$hash 'default' $hash Where the var should come from (POST, GET, FILES, COOKIE, METHOD)

Returns

float Requested variable

Defined in

libraries/joomla/environment/request.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.environment.request' );

Source Body

function getFloat($name, $default = 0.0, $hash = 'default')
{
        return JRequest::getVar($name, $default, $hash, 'float');
}

[Edit See Also] SeeAlso:JRequest/getFloat

Examples

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