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Last updated: Tue, 19 Sep 2006


(PHP 3 >= 3.0.6, PHP 4, PHP 5)

xml_parser_set_option -- Set options in an XML parser


bool xml_parser_set_option ( resource parser, int option, mixed value )


A reference to the XML parser to set an option in.


Which option to set. See below.


The option's new value.

This function returns FALSE if parser does not refer to a valid parser, or if the option could not be set. Else the option is set and TRUE is returned.

The following options are available:

Table 1. XML parser options

Option constantData typeDescription
XML_OPTION_CASE_FOLDINGinteger Controls whether case-folding is enabled for this XML parser. Enabled by default.
XML_OPTION_SKIP_TAGSTARTinteger Specify how many characters should be skipped in the beginning of a tag name.
XML_OPTION_SKIP_WHITEinteger Whether to skip values consisting of whitespace characters.
XML_OPTION_TARGET_ENCODINGstring Sets which target encoding to use in this XML parser. By default, it is set to the same as the source encoding used by xml_parser_create(). Supported target encodings are ISO-8859-1, US-ASCII and UTF-8.

Last updated: Tue, 19 Sep 2006