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xml_get_current_column_number Get current column number for an XML parser


int xml_get_current_column_number ( resource $parser )

Gets the current column number of the given XML parser.



A reference to the XML parser to get column number from.

Return Values

This function returns FALSE if parser does not refer to a valid parser, or else it returns which column on the current line (as given by xml_get_current_line_number()) the parser is currently at.

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shaun at 5810 dot com
12 years ago
Column numbers apparently start at 0. So you may want to add 1.
javajohn at
12 years ago
"Column number" refers to the current character position within the current line of the XML document.
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