odbc_columns — Displays column information.
int odbc_columns(conn[, catalog][, owner][, table][, column]);
resource conn: Connection
string catalog (optional):
string owner (optional):
string table (optional):
string column (optional):
Result identifier or FALSE on failure
Displays information on a column or columns in a table.
The syntax of this command may vary across database
vendors; the example below shows the correct syntax for
Microsoft SQL Server. In addition, wildcards can be used.
'%' indicates a match on zero or more characters, while
'_' is used to match a single character. Results returned
are TABLE_CAT, TABLE_SCHEM, TABLE_NAME, COLUMN_NAME,
DATA_TYPE, TYPE_NAME, COLUMN_SIZE, BUFFER_LENGTH,
DECIMAL_DIGITS, NUM_PREC_RADIX, NULLABLE, REMARKS,
COLUMN_DEF, SQL_DATA_TYPE, SQL_DATETIME_SUB,
CHAR_OCTET_LENGTH, ORDINAL_POSITION, IS_NULLABLE, and
SS_DATA_TYPE. The results are ordered by TABLE_QUALIFIER,
TABLE_OWNER, and TABLE_NAME.
Existing since version 4.0
Example 1327. Display all
$db = odbc_connect("DSN","user","pass"); $result =
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