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mssql_fetch_field(3) [php man page]

MSSQL_FETCH_FIELD(3)													      MSSQL_FETCH_FIELD(3)

mssql_fetch_field - Get field information

SYNOPSIS
object mssql_fetch_field (resource $result, [int $field_offset = -1]) DESCRIPTION
mssql_fetch_field(3) can be used in order to obtain information about fields in a certain query result. PARAMETERS
o $result - The result resource that is being evaluated. This result comes from a call to mssql_query(3). o $field_offset - The numerical field offset. If the field offset is not specified, the next field that was not yet retrieved by this function is retrieved. The $field_offset starts at 0. RETURN VALUES
Returns an object containing field information. The properties of the object are: o name - column name. if the column is a result of a function, this property is set to computed#N, where #N is a serial number. o column_source - the table from which the column was taken o max_length - maximum length of the column o numeric - 1 if the column is numeric o type - the column type. EXAMPLES
Example #1 mssql_fetch_field(3) example <?php // Connect to MSSQL and select the database mssql_connect('MANGOSQLEXPRESS', 'sa', 'phpfi'); mssql_select_db('php'); // Send a select query to MSSQL $query = mssql_query('SELECT * FROM [php].[dbo].[persons]'); // Construct table echo '<h3>Table structure for 'persons'</h3>'; echo '<table border="1">'; // Table header echo '<thead>'; echo '<tr>'; echo '<td>Field name</td>'; echo '<td>Data type</td>'; echo '<td>Max length</td>'; echo '</tr>'; echo '</thead>'; // Dump all fields echo '<tbody>'; for ($i = 0; $i < mssql_num_fields($query); ++$i) { // Fetch the field information $field = mssql_fetch_field($query, $i); // Print the row echo '<tr>'; echo '<td>' . $field->name . '</td>'; echo '<td>' . strtoupper($field->type) . '</td>'; echo '<td>' . $field->max_length . '</td>'; echo '</tr>'; } echo '</tbody>'; echo '</table>'; // Free the query result mssql_free_result($query); ?> SEE ALSO
mssql_field_seek(3). PHP Documentation Group MSSQL_FETCH_FIELD(3)

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PG_FIELD_NAME(3)														  PG_FIELD_NAME(3)

pg_field_name - Returns the name of a field

SYNOPSIS
string pg_field_name (resource $result, int $field_number) DESCRIPTION
pg_field_name(3) returns the name of the field occupying the given $field_number in the given PostgreSQL $result resource. Field numbering starts from 0. Note This function used to be called pg_fieldname(3). PARAMETERS
o $result - PostgreSQL query result resource, returned by pg_query(3), pg_query_params(3) or pg_execute(3) (among others). o $field_number - Field number, starting from 0. RETURN VALUES
The field name, or FALSE on error. EXAMPLES
Example #1 Getting information about fields <?php $dbconn = pg_connect("dbname=publisher") or die("Could not connect"); $res = pg_query($dbconn, "select * from authors where author = 'Orwell'"); $i = pg_num_fields($res); for ($j = 0; $j < $i; $j++) { echo "column $j "; $fieldname = pg_field_name($res, $j); echo "fieldname: $fieldname "; echo "printed length: " . pg_field_prtlen($res, $fieldname) . " characters "; echo "storage length: " . pg_field_size($res, $j) . " bytes "; echo "field type: " . pg_field_type($res, $j) . " "; } ?> The above example will output: column 0 fieldname: author printed length: 6 characters storage length: -1 bytes field type: varchar column 1 fieldname: year printed length: 4 characters storage length: 2 bytes field type: int2 column 2 fieldname: title printed length: 24 characters storage length: -1 bytes field type: varchar SEE ALSO
pg_field_num(3). PHP Documentation Group PG_FIELD_NAME(3)

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