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dbase_numrecords — Gets the number of records (rows) in a dbf file.


int dbase_numrecords(dbf_identifier);
int dbf_identifier: dbf identifier


Number of records in a dbf file; FALSE on error


dbase_numrecords() returns the number of records (rows) in a dbf file. Row numbers start at 1 and continue to the number of records in the dbf file; that is, valid record numbers for a dbf file with four records range from 1 to 4.

If the dbf_identifier argument doesn't refer to an open dbf file, FALSE is returned.


PHP Version: 3+, 4+

See also

To find the number of fields (columns) in a dbf file



Example 229. Quick and dirty code to find the number of records in a dbf file

# Use the @ to suppress error output
echo @ dbase_numfields (dbase_open ('/tmp/sushi_eaten.dbf', '0'));

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