function fp_get_machine_readable

6.x fp_get_machine_readable($str)
4.x fp_get_machine_readable($str)
5.x fp_get_machine_readable($str)

Simple function to convert a string into a machine-readable string.

Useful for making possibly unsafe text work as an array index, a CSS class, etc. Replaces "bad" characters, or characters which might not be allowed for variables, for example, into underscores (_).


string $str:

Return value


37 calls to fp_get_machine_readable()
admin_edit_group_form_validate in modules/admin/
Validate handler for edit group form.
advise_display_popup_change_term in modules/advise/advise.module
This popup allows the advisor to change the advising term.
advise_what_if_selection_form in modules/advise/advise.module
AdvisingScreen::display_screen in classes/AdvisingScreen.php
This function generates the HTML to display the screen. Should be used in conjunction with output_to_browser()
AdvisingScreen::display_semester in classes/AdvisingScreen.php
Given a Semester object, this will generate the HTML to draw it out to the screen. We will take advantage of the render engine, so we can utilize hook_content_alter later on.

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includes/, line 1284
This file contains misc functions for FlightPath


function fp_get_machine_readable($str) {
  return preg_replace('@[^a-zA-Z0-9_]+@', '_', $str);