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    add space in middle of string

    I need to add a space after the 4th character in a string, how can i do this?

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    preg_replace('/^.{4}/', "$0 ", $str);

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    ok thanks

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    Or
    PHP Code:
    substr($str04) . " " substr($str4); 

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    Theoretical Physics Student bronze trophy Jake Arkinstall's Avatar
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    Benchmark tests show that the substr method is nearly twice as fast as the preg_replace method
    Jake Arkinstall
    "Sometimes you don't need to reinvent the wheel;
    Sometimes its enough to make that wheel more rounded"-Molona

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    oh thanks, i'll try the faster approach then


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