PHP Interpreter Preferences

The PHP Interpreter preferences page allows you to set which PHP version to use for the project. This will affect the internal debugger, code analyzer and content assist.

The PHP Interpreter Preferences page is accessed from Window | Preferences | PHP | PHP Interpreter.

Configuring Your PHP Version



Instructions on how to complete a procedure

To configure your PHP version:

  1. Select the PHP Version to use.
    See PHP Support for more on effects the PHP version settings have.

  2. Mark the "Use Short Tags" check-box in order for Code Completion to respond to Short tags in the same way as it responds to PHP tags. A short tag is "<?".

  3. Click OK to apply your settings.


Using a Different PHP Interpreter for a Specific Project



Instructions on how to complete a procedure

To use a different PHP Interpreter for a specific project:

  1. Select the link labeled "Configure Project Specific Settings".

  2. In the Project Specific Configuration dialog, select the specific project from the list.
    The PHP Interpreter properties dialog is displayed.

  1. Mark the "Enable project specific settings" check-box.

  2. Choose your PHP version.

  3. Click Apply.

  4. A prompt dialog will appear stating that a rebuild of the project must occur for the settings to take effect.

  5. Click Yes to rebuild the project. Error parsing will be performed according to the PHP version chosen.
    If you click No, the rebuild will be performed the next time Zend Studio is restarted.