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SplFileObject::ftell

(PHP 5 >= 5.1.0)

SplFileObject::ftellReturn current file position

Description

public int SplFileObject::ftell ( void )

Returns the position of the file pointer which represents the current offset in the file stream.

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Values

Returns the position of the file pointer as an integer, or FALSE on error.

Examples

Example #1 SplFileObject::ftell() example

<?php
$file 
= new SplFileObject("/etc/passwd");

// Read first line
$data $file->fgets();

// Where are we?
echo $file->ftell();
?>

See Also

  • ftell() - Returns the current position of the file read/write pointer

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