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(PHP 3>= 3.0.7, PHP 4 )

gettext -- Lookup a message in the current domain


string gettext (string message)

This function returns a translated string if one is found in the translation table, or the submitted message if not found. You may use an underscore character as an alias to this function.

Example 1. Gettext()-check

<?php // Set language to German putenv ("LANG=de");  // Specify location of translation tables bindtextdomain ("myPHPApp", "./locale");  // Choose domain textdomain ("myPHPApp");  // Print a test message print (gettext ("Welcome to My PHP Application")); ?>