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Code Inspection: Pass parameter by reference

Reports the arguments in a function/method call that cannot be passed by reference.

Only variables and references returned from functions can be passed by reference. See Passing by Reference (php.net) for details.

Suppress an inspection in the editor

  1. Position the caret at the highlighted line and press Alt+Enter or click the Intention action icon.

  2. Click the arrow next to the inspection you want to suppress and select the necessary suppress action.

Last modified: 08 March 2021