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  • The English version should be considered the most accurate, sincetranslations are based on that version. Most of the translationsare not complete, and contain English parts.
  • If you are looking for PHP 4 documentation, please readthis explanation.

If you are using Windows XP SP2 or later and you are going to download thedocumentation in CHM format, you need to "unblock"the file after downloading it by right-clicking on it in Windows Explorer andselecting the "Properties" menu item, then clicking on the"Unblock" button (on Windows Vista this is within the"Security" options). Failure to unblock the documentation file mayresult in error messages including "Navigation to the webpage wascanceled" due to Windows security restrictions.

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