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is_object

Summary

Returns TRUE if the target variable is an object.

Usage

input|is_object( target )

Parameters

NameTypeDescriptionRequired
target any The target variable. Only if the input parameter is omitted.

Returns

TRUE or FALSE.

Description

This operator checks if the input parameter or the target variable is an object (as opposed to simple types like integer, string, etc.). If it is, the operator will return TRUE, otherwise FALSE will be returned. If both the input parameter and the target variable are provided, it is the target variable that will be evaluated.

Examples

Example 1

{def $my_variable=3}
 
{if $my_variable|is_object()}
    It is an object.
{else}
    It is not an object.
{/if}

The following output will be produced: "It is not an object.".

Example 2

{def $my_variable='256'}
 
{if is_object( $my_variable )}
    It is an object.
{else}
    It is not an object.
{/if}

The following output will be produced: "It is not object.".

Example 3

{def $a=3
     $b='Mobile instrument.'}
 
{if $a|is_object( $b )}
    It is an object.
{else}
    It is not an object.
{/if}

The following output will be produced: "It is not an object.".

Balazs Halasy (05/02/2004 12:35 pm)

Balazs Halasy (06/05/2005 7:28 am)


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