How to update a variable in entity class in symfony?

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by lily , in category: PHP Frameworks , 4 months ago

How to update a variable in entity class in symfony?

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by brandy , 21 days ago

@lily 

To update a variable in an entity class in Symfony, you can use the setter method for that variable. Here is an example of how you can update a variable called $name in an entity class:

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// Entity class
namespace AppEntity;

use DoctrineORMMapping as ORM;

/**
 * @ORMEntity(repositoryClass="AppRepositoryYourRepository")
 */
class YourEntity
{
    /**
     * @ORMColumn(type="string", length=255)
     */
    private $name;

    // getter method
    public function getName(): ?string
    {
        return $this->name;
    }

    // setter method
    public function setName(string $name): self
    {
        $this->name = $name;

        return $this;
    }
}


In your controller or service where you want to update the $name variable, you can do the following:

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// Get the entity manager
$entityManager = $this->getDoctrine()->getManager();

// Get the entity object
$yourEntity = $entityManager->getRepository(YourEntity::class)->find($id);

// Update the variable
$yourEntity->setName('New Name');

// Save the changes to the database
$entityManager->flush();


This code will update the $name variable in your entity class and save it to the database. Make sure to replace YourEntity with the name of your entity class and YourRepository with the name of your repository class.