(PHP 4, PHP 5)
base_convert — Convert a number between arbitrary bases
$number
, int $frombase
, int $tobase
)
Returns a string containing number
represented in base tobase
. The base in
which number
is given is specified in
frombase
. Both
frombase
and tobase
have to be between 2 and 36, inclusive. Digits in numbers with a
base higher than 10 will be represented with the letters a-z,
with a meaning 10, b meaning 11 and z meaning 35.
base_convert() may lose precision on large numbers due to properties related to the internal "double" or "float" type used. Please see the Floating point numbers section in the manual for more specific information and limitations.
number
The number to convert
frombase
The base number
is in
tobase
The base to convert number
to
number
converted to base tobase
Example #1 base_convert() example
<?php
$hexadecimal = 'A37334';
echo base_convert($hexadecimal, 16, 2);
?>
The above example will output:
101000110111001100110100