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Using Meta information with SQL Anywhere and PHP
 
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Description:
It is also possible to retrieve meta information about results. sasql_fetch_field() returns an object that contains column properties of a result set.

The sample code fetches meta information about a result using sasql_fetch_field() and fetches the row using sasql_fetch_row().

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<?php
 
    #*********************************************************************     
    # Description:
    # It is also possible to retrieve meta information about results.
    # sasql_fetch_field() returns an object that contains column
    # properties of a result set.
    #
    # The sample code fetches meta information about a result using
    # sasql_fetch_field() and fetches the row using sasql_fetch_row().
    #
    #*********************************************************************
 
    # Connect using the default user ID and password
    $conn = sasql_connect ( "UID=DBA;PWD=sql" ) ;
    if ( ! $conn ) {
        die ( "Connection failed" ) ;
    } else {
        # Connected successfully.
        # Execute a SELECT statement
        $result = sasql_query ( $conn , "SELECT * FROM Customers" ) ;
        if ( ! $result ) {
          echo "sasql_query failed!" ;
          return 0 ;
        } else {
          echo "query completed successfully \n " ;
        }
        # Retrieve meta information about the results
        $num_cols = sasql_num_fields ( $result ) ;
        $num_rows = sasql_num_rows ( $result ) ;
        echo "Num of rows = $num_rows \n " ;
        echo "Num of cols = $num_cols \n " ;
        while ( ( $field = sasql_fetch_field ( $result ) ) ) {
          echo "Field # : $field->id \n " ;
          echo " \t name : $field->name \n " ;
          echo " \t length : $field->length \n " ;
          echo " \t type : $field->type \n " ;
        }
        # Fetch all the rows
        $curr_row = 0 ;
        while ( ( $row = sasql_fetch_row ( $result ) ) ) {
          $curr_row ++;
          $curr_col = 0 ;
          while ( $curr_col < $num_cols ) {
              echo "$row[$curr_col] \t |" ;
              $curr_col ++;
          }
          echo " \n " ;
        }
        # Clean up.
       sasql_free_result ( $result ) ;
       sasql_disconnect ( $conn ) ;
    }
 
?>

 

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You may use, reproduce, modify and distribute this sample code without limitation, on the condition that you retain the foregoing copyright notice and disclaimer as to the original iAnywhere code.

 
 
 

 
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