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Description

Method to dump the structure of a variable for debugging purposes



Syntax

dump(&$var, $htmlSafe=true)
Parameter Name Default Value Description
&$var A variable
$htmlSafe true True to ensure all characters are htmlsafe

Returns

string

Defined in

libraries/joomla/utilities/utility.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.utilities.utility' );

Source Body

function dump(&$var, $htmlSafe = true)
{
        $result = var_export($var, true);
        return '<pre>'.($htmlSafe ? htmlspecialchars($result, ENT_COMPAT, 'UTF-8') : $result).'</pre>';
}



Examples

Code Examples


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