menardmam menardmam - 5 months ago 13
PHP Question

How to filter an array by a condition

I have an array like this:

array("a" => 2, "b" => 4, "c" => 2, "d" => 5, "e" => 6, "f" => 2)


Now I want to filter that array by some condition and only keep the elements where the value is equal to 2 and delete all elements where the value is NOT 2.

So my expected result array would be:

array("a" => 2, "c" => 2, "f" => 2)


Note: I want to keep the keys from the original array.

How can I do that with PHP? Any built-in functions?

Answer
$fullarray = array('a'=>2,'b'=>4,'c'=>2,'d'=>5,'e'=>6,'f'=>2);


function filterArray($value){
    return ($value == 2);
}

$filteredArray = array_filter($fullArray, 'filterArray');

foreach($filteredArray as $k => $v){
    echo "$k = $v";
}