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Opening a text file from a php file


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r0ar

Community Member, 13 Posts

2 August 2008 at 2:45am

Ok, so I have a php file in the Code folder, it has a corresponding template etc..
from the php file I want to open and read a text file.
as in
$file = 'filename.txt';
$data = file($file) or die("Failed");

it can't seem to find the text file

help please!!!

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Sigurd

Forum Moderator, 628 Posts

2 August 2008 at 6:29am

You'll be looking in the wrong folder.

Use "echo getcwd();" to find where you're looking.
http://nz.php.net/manual/en/function.getcwd.php

Then put in the correct relative or absolute path to the file.