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function patterns_parser_dump_comment in Patterns 7

Same name and namespace in other branches
  1. 7.2 includes/parser/ \patterns_parser_dump_comment()

Tries to dump an array representing a pattern to a string, according to the specified format.

If succesfull returns the array representation of the pattern, if not returns FALSE;


mixed $pattern A string representation of the pattern, or a pattern: array. In the latter case, the array is returned as it is, and the @param $format is ignored.

mixed $format The format against which parse the pattern string.:

mixed $append (optional) A string to which the dump will be: appended. Defaults NULL

Return value

bool|mixed The string representation of the pattern or FALSE.

1 call to patterns_parser_dump_comment()
patterns_lab_submit in includes/forms/
Exports selected patterns either in a file or as a zip-archive


includes/parser/, line 209


function patterns_parser_dump_comment($text, $format = PATTERNS_FORMAT_UNKNOWN, $append = NULL) {
  if (empty($text)) {
    return FALSE;
  $dump_function = patterns_parser_get_parser_function($format, PATTERNS_PARSER_DUMP_COMMENT);
  if (!$dump_function) {
    return FALSE;
  return $dump_function($text, $append);