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    Passing variable into an array


    I'm very new to php development. I'm trying to pass a variable into an array, looks like php does not like it. Is there any work around to pass a dynamic variable into a php array? I have a result set which is a multi-dimensional array, the variable I'm trying to pass into the second array is part of the result set.

    a and b are column aliases. I need $name to be part of each row

    $name=array1[$i]['name'];
    array('a','b',"$name")

    Thanks for any suggestions!
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    I don't understand what you mean. Syntactically, the example you gave is missing a $ in front of array1 in the first line (assuming array1 is a variable name) and is missing a semicolon at the end of the line in the second line.

    Also the second line doesn't actually do anything, even those it is valid.
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    Don't put quotes around variables if they're by themselves. It causes PHP to try to use them as strings.
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