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valentina_fetch_field()

Declaration

object valentina_fetch_field ( 
                  resource result, 
                  [int field_offset] )

Parameters

Name Description
result The result resource that is being evaluated. This result comes from a call to valentina_query().
field_offsetThe 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.

Description

Returns an object containing field information. This function can be used to obtain information about fields in the provided query result.

Return Values

Returns an object containing field information. The properties of the object are:

- name - column name

- table - name of the table the column belongs to

- max_length - maximum length of the column

- not_null - 1 if the column cannot be NULL

- primary_key - 1 if the column is a primary key

- unique_key - 1 if the column is a unique key

- multiple_key - 1 if the column is a non-unique key

- numeric - 1 if the column is numeric

- blob - 1 if the column is a BLOB

- type - the type of the column - unsigned - 1 if the column is unsigned

- zerofill - 1 if the column is zero-filled

Examples

Example 1.

<?php
$conn = valentina_connect('localhost', 'user', 'password');
if (!$conn) {
   die('Could not connect: ' . valentina_error());
}
valentina_select_db('database');
$result = valentina_query('select * from table_1');
if (!$result) {
   die('Query failed: ' . valentina_error());
}
/* get column metadata */
$i = 0;
while ($i < valentina_num_fields($result)) {
   echo "Information for column $i:<br />\n";
   $meta = valentina_fetch_field($result, $i);
   if (!$meta) {
       echo "No information available<br />\n";
   }
   echo "<pre>
blob:        $meta->blob
max_length:  $meta->max_length
multiple_key: $meta->multiple_key
name:        $meta->name
not_null:    $meta->not_null
numeric:      $meta->numeric
primary_key:  $meta->primary_key
table:        $meta->table
type:        $meta->type
unique_key:  $meta->unique_key
unsigned:    $meta->unsigned
zerofill:    $meta->zerofill
</pre>";
   $i++;
}
valentina_free_result($result);
?> ?> 

Notes

Note: Field names returned by this function are case-sensitive.

See Also