mssql_fetch_field

Get field information (PHP 3, PHP 4, PHP 5)
object mssql_fetch_field ( resource result [, int field_offset] )

Returns an object containing field information.

mssql_fetch_field() can be used in order to obtain information about fields in a certain query result. If the field offset isn't specified, the next field that wasn't yet retrieved by mssql_fetch_field() is retrieved.

The properties of the object are:

  • name - column name. if the column is a result of a function, this property is set to computed#N, where #N is a serial number.
  • column_source - the table from which the column was taken
  • max_length - maximum length of the column
  • numeric - 1 if the column is numeric
  • type - the column type.

See also mssql_field_seek().