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Programming PHP, 3rd Edition by Peter MacIntyre, Kevin Tatroe, Rasmus Lerdorf

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settype

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bool settype(mixed value, string type)

Converts value to the given type. Possible types are "boolean", "integer", "float", "string", "array", and "object". Returns true if the operation was successful and false if not. Using this function is the same as typecasting value to the appropriate type.

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