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De-duplicate associative array


damiantaylor

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Hi guys,

I'm really struggling trying toremove duplicates from an associative array. I've tried array_unique but it doesn't work.

Can you point me in the right direction please?

 

I'm populating my array using the following code

foreach($category['manufacturers'] as $manufacturer) {
  list($name, $id) = explode("|", $manufacturer);
  $brands[] = array("id" => $id, "name" => $name);
}

 

If the array contains:

 

id = 1, name = brandA

id = 2, name = brandB

id = 1, name = brandA

 

I'd like to remove either the first or third entry.

 

I always struggle with associative arrays  :'(

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