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mssql_fetch_field -- Get field information


object mssql_fetch_field (int 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

See also mssql_field_seek().