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{for}

The {for}{forelse} tag is used to create simple loops. The following different formarts are supported:

  • {for $var=$start to $end} simple loop with step size of 1.

  • {for $var=$start to $end step $step} loop with individual step size.

{forelse} is executed when the loop is not iterated.

Attributes:

Attribute Name Shorthand Type Required Default Description
max n/a integer No n/a Limit the number of iterations

Option Flags:

Name Description
nocache Disables caching of the {for} loop

Example 7.27. A simple {for} loop


<ul>
{for $foo=1 to 3}
    <li>{$foo}</li>
{/for}
</ul>

  

The above example will output:


<ul>
    <li>1</li>
    <li>2</li>
    <li>3</li>
</ul>

  

Example 7.28. Using the max attribute


$smarty->assign('to',10);

  

<ul>
{for $foo=3 to $to max=3}
    <li>{$foo}</li>
{/for}
</ul>

  

The above example will output:


<ul>
    <li>3</li>
    <li>4</li>
    <li>5</li>
</ul>

  

Example 7.29. Excution of {forelse}


$smarty->assign('start',10);
$smarty->assign('to',5);

  

<ul>
{for $foo=$start to $to}
    <li>{$foo}</li>
{forelse}
  no iteration
{/for}
</ul>

  

The above example will output:


  no iteration

  

See also {foreach}, {section} and {while}

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