odbc_tables

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

odbc_tablesObtém uma lista dos nomes das tabelas guardadas em uma fonte de dados especificado

Descrição

resource odbc_tables ( resource $connection_id [, string $qualifier [, string $owner [, string $name [, string $types ]]]] )

Lista todas as tabelas no intervalo solicitado. Retorna um identificador de resultado contendo a informação ou FALSE em caso de falha.

O conjunto de resultados tem as seguintes colunas:

  • TABLE_QUALIFIER
  • TABLE_OWNER
  • TABLE_NAME
  • TABLE_TYPE
  • REMARKS

O conjunto de resultados é ordenado por TABLE_TYPE, TABLE_QUALIFIER, TABLE_OWNER e TABLE_NAME.

Os argumentos owner e name aceitam caracteres de busca ('%' para buscar zero ou mais caracteres e '_' para buscar um único caractere).

Para suportar a enumeração de qualifiers, owners, e table types, a seguinte semantica especial para qualifier, owner, name, e table_type esta disponível:

  • Se qualifier é um único caractere de porcentagem (%) e owner e name são strings vazias, então o conjunto de resultados contém uma lista dos qualifiers válidos para a fonte de dados. (Todas as colunas exceto a coluna TABLE_QUALIFIER contém NULLs.)
  • Se owner é um único caractere de porcentagem (%) e qualifier e name são strings vazias, então o conjunto de resultados contém uma lista dos owners válidos para a fonte de dados. (Todas as colunas exceto a coluna TABLE_OWNER contém NULLs.)
  • Se table_type é um único caractere de porcentagem (%) e qualifier, owner e name são strings vazias, então o conjunto de resultados contém uma lista de table types válido para a fonte de dados. (Todas as colunas exceto a coluna TABLE_TYPE contém NULLs.)

Se table_type não for uma string vazia, deve conter uma lista de valores separados por vírgula para os tipos que interessem, cada valor pode estar entre aspas simples (') ou sem aspas. Poe exemplo, "'TABLE','VIEW'" ou "TABLE, VIEW". Se a fonte de dados não suportar o tipo de tabela especificado, odbc_tables() não retorna nenhum resultado para este tipo.

Veja também odbc_tableprivileges() para obter os privilégios associados.

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narcomweb at wanadoo dot fr
9 years ago
Here a Code for listing Table names
<?php
$dbh
= odbc_connect($dsn, $user, $pwd);

  
$result = odbc_tables($dbh);

  
$tables = array();
   while (
odbc_fetch_row($result)){
     if(
odbc_result($result,"TABLE_TYPE")=="TABLE")
       echo
"<br>".odbc_result($result,"TABLE_NAME");

   }
?>
You don't have views or System tables with.
Only simple tables in your database.
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iggvopvantoodlwin
10 years ago
With regard to the note made on results not working.
Test the database with the easy:

odbc_result_all(odbc_tables($db));

$db is obviously a connected batadase. Then start to experiment:

if(!$odbcr=odbc_tables($db,"udb","", "%", "'TABLE'"))

"udb" is the DNS - aka 'name of my ODBC database in the Windows ODBC thingamy'. In result_all the full path was shown but I just used the name I assigned; either should work.

The second parameter "" is listed by result_all as "TABLE_SCHEM" and all items were "NULL", so I have put "".

The third parameter is "%". According to result_all this col is "TABLE_NAME", so I could have put the name of one of my tables, i.e. "Address".

In my case I have an Access database setup with several tables. In ODBC I have created a link. Running the all on everything result above shows a set of system tables which I do not need to know about at this point so I look at the result and then build my new table check using the "TABLE" string as the tables I am interested in are listed as "TABLE" under their "TABLE_TYPE" column.
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kthejoker at nospam dot hotmail dot com
11 years ago
A bit of an extension on the previous posts:

I had a whale of a time trying to make this command work .. the parameters were hard to decipher, and frequently my Apache module would just crash and burn when I tried to run it. I FINALLY figured out what was wrong ...

< -- assuming $conn is your odbc_connect --->

$tablelist=odbc_tables($conn);
$tablelist=odbc_result_all($tablelist);

simply doesn't work. I don't understand the exact logistics of it, but the only way I could get it to post the results was this:

$tablelist=odbc_result_all(odbc_tables($conn));

From there it was rather simple to add in parameters that fished out the results I wanted.

To repeat again: I do not understand why the 2nd method works and the 1st one does not. However, having struggled mightily with this function for almost 24 hours, posting this solution has proven to be greatly satisfying.
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liquidicee at hotmail dot com
13 years ago
Here's how to get a list of all the tables in your database.. with an actual example of how its done and how to get the results.. and you don't need to put in schema and all that other crap

<?php
$conn
= odbc_connect("$database", "$username", "$password");
$tablelist = odbc_tables($conn);
while (
odbc_fetch_row($tablelist)) {
if (
odbc_result($tablelist, 4) == "TABLE")
echo
odbc_result($tablelist, 3) ."<br>";
}
?>

to understand what the above is doing,
use odbc_result_all($tablelist); this will show you EVERYTHING returned by odbc_tables() then you can look through it and see better how odbc_tables() works and what exactly it returns in the string to get a better idea on how to deal with it.
it would have saved me alot of time if i would have just taken a look at the full string returned by odbc_tables(), so i suggest you take the minute or two and look... here is an example of how to do it..which would have been helpful for me ;x.

<?php
$conn
= odbc_connect("$database", "$username", "$password");
$tablelist = odbc_tables($conn);
while (
odbc_fetch_row($tablelist)) {
echo
odbc_result_all($tablelist);
}
?>

hopefully this will help some people.. i have alot more to add about this but no time :(
so again hope this helps.
Liquidice
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fmk at swwwing dot com
14 years ago
use odbc_tables($con, "%") to get a list of all available catalogs (databases).

use odbc_tables($con, "", "%") to get a list of all schemas available.

use odbc_tables($con, "", "", "", "%") to get a list of all table types available.

use odbc_tables($con, "my catalog", "my schema", "%", "'TABLE', 'VIEW'") to get a list of all tables available.

using odbc_tables($con, "%", "%", "%", "%") will return an empty array !

Before PHP 4.0.3 uou could use this function with 1 or 5 prarms. From 4.0.3 the function matches the documentation.
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pmains at ux dot com
9 years ago
This probably works for a variety of formats, but if you want a list of *just* the table names from an SQL dsn source (I'm using MSSQL), here's the code.

<?php

# ... assign $dsn, $uid, & $pwd ...

$dbh = odbc_connect($dsn, $uid, $pwd);

   
$result = odbc_tables($dbh);
   
   
$tables = array();
    while (
odbc_fetch_row($result))
       
array_push($tables, odbc_result($result, "TABLE_NAME") );
   
    foreach(
$tables as $t ) {
        echo
"$t\n";   
    }

?>
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