PHP prev() Function


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Definition and Usage

The prev() function moves the internal pointer to, and outputs, the previous element in the array.

This function returns the value of the previous element in the array on success, or FALSE if there are no more elements.

Syntax

prev(array)

Parameter Description
array Required. Specifies the array to use


Tips and Notes

Note: This function returns FALSE on empty elements or elements with no value.

Example

<?php
$people = array("William", "Yousuf", "Glenn", "Romain");

echo current($people) . "<br />";
echo next($people) . "<br />";
echo prev($people);
?>

The output of the code above will be:

William
Yousuf
William


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