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Description: Alternative Uncompressed Functions
Class: Multi-Dimensional Array Handler
Access multi-dimensional arrays with a single key
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 * Script: Multi-Dimentional Array Handler (marray) Functions
 * Author: Colin Jermain
 * Contact:
 * Date: January 25th, 2008
 * Version: 1.0
 * License:
 * Copyright (C) 2008 Colin Jermain
 * This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
 * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
 * the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
 * (at your option) any later version.
 * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 * GNU General Public License for more details.
 * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
 * along with this program. If not, see <>.
 * Notes:
 * (1) Read documentation before using.
 * (2) Exercise caution because of the use of eval().

// Process a location string
function marray_loc($loc) {
  try {
preg_match('/^[A-Za-z0-9_\-]+(,[A-Za-z0-9_\-]+)*$/i', $loc)) {
preg_replace('/^/', '[\'', preg_replace('/$/', '\']', preg_replace('/,/', '\'][\'', $loc)));
    } else {
    throw new
Exception("Invalid location path for multi-dimentional array");
  } catch(
Exception $e) {
"<b>Fatal Error</b>: ".$e->getMessage()." on line ".$e->getLine()." of ".$e->getFile();

// Set a value to the location of an array
function marray_set(&$array, $loc, $value) {
$value=(is_array($value))?var_export($value, true):"'".addslashes($value)."'";

// Get the value of an array at the location
function marray_get(&$array, $loc) {
  return eval(
"return \$array".marray_loc($loc).";");

// Count the array at the location
function marray_count(&$array, $loc) {
  return eval(
"return count(\$array".marray_loc($loc).");");
// Analogous to: return count(marray_get($array, $loc));

// Return if array is empty at location
function marray_is_empty(&$array, $loc) {
  return eval(
"return empty(\$array".marray_loc($loc).");");
// Analogous to: $tmp=marray_get($array, $loc); return empty($tmp);

// Return if array isset at location
function marray_is_set(&$array, $loc) {
  return eval(
"return isset(\$array".marray_loc($loc).");");
// Analogous to: $tmp=marray_get($array, $loc); return isset($tmp);

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