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#1 beaviss

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Posted 21 June 2006 - 03:48 AM


I need to construct an else elseif statement from plain text I have in an array.

If I know that $filearray[12] could contain the words "available" or "unavailable"

How do I test for this?

I have tried

if ($filearray[12]=="available")
echo 'something' ;
echo 'something else' ;

but it hasnt proved reliable, as when I know the text is unavailable, it says it is available in the if statement.

What am I doing wrong - how does one effectively test for a match ?


#2 .josh

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Posted 21 June 2006 - 03:58 AM

that if statement should work. if it's "unreliable" it's because your data is wrong. but if you wanna go balls to the wall you could use === instead of ==
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