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odbc_gettypeinfo

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

odbc_gettypeinfoRetrieves information about data types supported by the data source

Description

resource odbc_gettypeinfo ( resource $connection_id [, int $data_type ] )

Retrieves information about data types supported by the data source.

Parameters

connection_id

The ODBC connection identifier, see odbc_connect() for details.

data_type

The data type, which can be used to restrict the information to a single data type.

Return Values

Returns an ODBC result identifier or FALSE on failure.

The result set has the following columns:

  • TYPE_NAME
  • DATA_TYPE
  • PRECISION
  • LITERAL_PREFIX
  • LITERAL_SUFFIX
  • CREATE_PARAMS
  • NULLABLE
  • CASE_SENSITIVE
  • SEARCHABLE
  • UNSIGNED_ATTRIBUTE
  • MONEY
  • AUTO_INCREMENT
  • LOCAL_TYPE_NAME
  • MINIMUM_SCALE
  • MAXIMUM_SCALE

The result set is ordered by DATA_TYPE and TYPE_NAME.

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andrea dot galli at acotel dot com
11 years ago
Example: display all data types

<?php

     $Link_ID
= odbc_connect("DSN", "user", "pass");
    
$result = odbc_gettypeinfo($Link_ID);

    
odbc_result_all($result);

?>
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