PHP Manual: array_fill


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array_fill

(PHP 4 >= 4.2.0, PHP 5)

array_fill -- Fill an array with values

Description

array array_fill ( int start_index, int num, mixed value )

Fills an array with num entries of the value of the value parameter, keys starting at the start_index parameter.

Parameters

start_index

The first index of the returned array

num

Number of elements to insert

value

Values to use filling

Return Values

Returns the filled array

Errors/Exceptions

Throws a E_WARNING if num is less than one.

Examples

Example 1. array_fill() example

<?php
$a
= array_fill(5, 6, 'banana');
print_r($a);
?>

The above example will output:

Array
(
    [5]  => banana
    [6]  => banana
    [7]  => banana
    [8]  => banana
    [9]  => banana
    [10] => banana
)