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PHP Function rewinddir()

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Syntax

void rewinddir ( resource $dir_handle );

Definition and Usage

Resets the directory stream indicated by dir_handle to the beginning of the directory.

Paramters

ParameterDescription
dir_handleRequired.The directory handle resource previously opened with opendir().

Return Value

Returns the filename on success, or FALSE on failure.

Example

Following is the usage of this function:

<?php
//Open images directory
$dir = opendir("/var/www/images");

//List files in images directory
while (($file =rewinddir($dir)) !== false)
{
  echo "filename: " . $file . "<br />";
}
rewinddir($dir)
//List once again files in images directory
while (($file =rewinddir($dir)) !== false)
{
  echo "filename: " . $file . "<br />";
}
closedir($dir);
?> 

This will produce following result:

filename: .
filename: ..
filename: logo.gif
filename: mohd.gif
filename: .
filename: ..
filename: logo.gif
filename: mohd.gif
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