Creating machine readable names from human readable.

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teze96
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Hello all,

Is there a Drupal or PHP function that will convert Human Readable names to Machine Readable names? I tried using preg_replace() but I was not able to figure out the pattern matching for it to work properly.

Thanks

teze96
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Got it.

Hello all,

I found a way to do it. Not sure if it is the best, but at least it is short ;)

$machine_readable = strtolower($human_readable);
$machine_readable = preg_replace('@[^a-z0-9_]+@','_',$machine_readable);

Best regards,
Teze

Chris Shattuck
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Thank you for posting your

Thank you for posting your solution! I've used something very similar to this in the past.

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