What is PhpDig?
PhpDig is a PHP MySQL based
Web Spider & Search Engine.



mssql_field_length — Gets the length of the specified field.


int mssql_field_length(result[, ]);
int result: Result identifier
int (optional): Offset


Field length


Returns the length of the specified field. This can be used for checking validity of user input, etc.


Example 770. Display field name and length

$db = @mssql_connect("server","sa","password") or die("Unable to connect to server");
$result = mssql_query("SELECT * FROM authors");
print("<table border=1>");
for ($i=0; $i < mssql_num_fields($result); $i++) {
    printf("<td>%s</td>", mssql_field_name($result, $i));
    printf("<td>%s</td>", mssql_field_length($result, $i));

PHP Functions Essential Reference. Copyright © 2002 by New Riders Publishing (Authors: Zak Greant, Graeme Merrall, Torben Wilson, Brett Michlitsch). This material may be distributed only subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Open Publication License, v1.0 or later (the latest version is presently available at The authors of this book have elected not to choose any options under the OPL. This online book was obtained from and is designed to provide information about the PHP programming language, focusing on PHP version 4.0.4 for the most part. The information is provided on an as-is basis, and no warranty or fitness is implied. All persons and entities shall have neither liability nor responsibility to any person or entity with respect to any loss or damage arising from the information contained in this book.

Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.0.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2005, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 2001 - 2005, ThinkDing LLC. All Rights Reserved.