mysqli_result::fetch_field_direct

mysqli_fetch_field_direct

(PHP 5)

mysqli_result::fetch_field_direct -- mysqli_fetch_field_directFetch meta-data for a single field

Descrierea

Stil obiect-orientat

object mysqli_result::fetch_field_direct ( int $fieldnr )

Stil procedural

object mysqli_fetch_field_direct ( mysqli_result $result , int $fieldnr )

Returns an object which contains field definition information from the specified result set.

Parametri

result

Numai stilul procedural: Un identificator al setului de rezultate întors de mysqli_query(), mysqli_store_result() sau mysqli_use_result ().

fieldnr

The field number. This value must be in the range from 0 to number of fields - 1.

Valorile întoarse

Returns an object which contains field definition information or FALSE if no field information for specified fieldnr is available.

Object attributes
Attribute Description
name The name of the column
orgname Original column name if an alias was specified
table The name of the table this field belongs to (if not calculated)
orgtable Original table name if an alias was specified
def The default value for this field, represented as a string
max_length The maximum width of the field for the result set.
length The width of the field, as specified in the table definition.
charsetnr The character set number for the field.
flags An integer representing the bit-flags for the field.
type The data type used for this field
decimals The number of decimals used (for integer fields)

Exemple

Example #1 Stil obiect-orientat

<?php
$mysqli 
= new mysqli("localhost""my_user""my_password""world");

/* check connection */
if (mysqli_connect_errno()) {
    
printf("Connect failed: %s\n"mysqli_connect_error());
    exit();
}

$query "SELECT Name, SurfaceArea from Country ORDER BY Name LIMIT 5";

if (
$result $mysqli->query($query)) {

    
/* Get field information for column 'SurfaceArea' */
    
$finfo $result->fetch_field_direct(1);

    
printf("Name:     %s\n"$finfo->name);
    
printf("Table:    %s\n"$finfo->table);
    
printf("max. Len: %d\n"$finfo->max_length);
    
printf("Flags:    %d\n"$finfo->flags);
    
printf("Type:     %d\n"$finfo->type);

    
$result->close();
}

/* close connection */
$mysqli->close();
?>

Example #2 Stil procedural

<?php
$link 
mysqli_connect("localhost""my_user""my_password""world");

/* check connection */
if (mysqli_connect_errno()) {
    
printf("Connect failed: %s\n"mysqli_connect_error());
    exit();
}

$query "SELECT Name, SurfaceArea from Country ORDER BY Name LIMIT 5";

if (
$result mysqli_query($link$query)) {

    
/* Get field information for column 'SurfaceArea' */
    
$finfo mysqli_fetch_field_direct($result1);

    
printf("Name:     %s\n"$finfo->name);
    
printf("Table:    %s\n"$finfo->table);
    
printf("max. Len: %d\n"$finfo->max_length);
    
printf("Flags:    %d\n"$finfo->flags);
    
printf("Type:     %d\n"$finfo->type);

    
mysqli_free_result($result);
}

/* close connection */
mysqli_close($link);
?>

Exemplele de mai sus vor afișa:

Name:     SurfaceArea
Table:    Country
max. Len: 10
Flags:    32769
Type:     4

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User Contributed Notes 9 notes

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daniel at summit cove dot com
5 years ago
Here's a bigger list of data types.  I got this by creating every type I could and calling fetch_fields():

<?php
$mysql_data_type_hash
= array(
   
1=>'tinyint',
   
2=>'smallint',
   
3=>'int',
   
4=>'float',
   
5=>'double',
   
7=>'timestamp',
   
8=>'bigint',
   
9=>'mediumint',
   
10=>'date',
   
11=>'time',
   
12=>'datetime',
   
13=>'year',
   
16=>'bit',
   
//252 is currently mapped to all text and blob types (MySQL 5.0.51a)
   
253=>'varchar',
   
254=>'char',
   
246=>'decimal'
);
?>
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cjs at ashdowntech dot com
5 years ago
According to
http://www.redferni.uklinux.net/mysql/MySQL-Protocol.html

Data type values are:

DECIMAL           0       ENUM           247
TINY              1       SET            248
SHORT             2       TINY_BLOB      249
LONG              3       MEDIUM_BLOB    250
FLOAT             4       LONG_BLOB      251
DOUBLE            5       BLOB           252
NULL              6       VAR_STRING     253
TIMESTAMP         7       STRING         254
LONGLONG          8       GEOMETRY       255
INT24             9
DATE             10
TIME             11
DATETIME         12
YEAR             13
NEWDATE          14

Note that this is not tested and does not contain
all the values noted by deluxmozart
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andre at koethur dot de
3 days ago
Here are two methods for converting the 'type' and 'flags' attributes to text for debugging purposes. They both use the predefined MYSQLI_ constants to generate the text.

<?php

public static function h_type2txt($type_id)
{
    static
$types;

    if (!isset(
$types))
    {
       
$types = array();
       
$constants = get_defined_constants(true);
        foreach (
$constants['mysqli'] as $c => $n) if (preg_match('/^MYSQLI_TYPE_(.*)/', $c, $m)) $types[$n] = $m[1];
    }

    return
array_key_exists($type_id, $types)? $types[$type_id] : NULL;
}

public static function
h_flags2txt($flags_num)
{
    static
$flags;

    if (!isset(
$flags))
    {
       
$flags = array();
       
$constants = get_defined_constants(true);
        foreach (
$constants['mysqli'] as $c => $n) if (preg_match('/MYSQLI_(.*)_FLAG$/', $c, $m)) if (!array_key_exists($n, $flags)) $flags[$n] = $m[1];
    }

   
$result = array();
    foreach (
$flags as $n => $t) if ($flags_num & $n) $result[] = $t;
    return
implode(' ', $result);
}

?>
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ben dot NOSPAM at NOSPAM dot seraphire dot com
1 year ago
This may be obvious, but the constants for the field types are already defined in PHP, and can be found in the documentation at: http://php.net/manual/en/mysqli.constants.php
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bl at example dot com
3 years ago
note that
"SELECT <timestamp-field>, ..."
will return the field with type 7 (timestamp) but with content like "2010-07-14 14:35:08". the point being it is a string.

"SELECT <timestamp-field> + 0, ..."
returns a type 5 (double) but while a number, is not seconds since epoch, but a number in MySQL's "YYYYMMDDHHMMSS" format, in this example:
20100714143508

(PHP 5.2.12)
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shoresofnowhere at gmail dot com
4 years ago
Beware of the fact that the ->def property NEVER gets filled with the correct default field value, so it's totally USELESS.

This happens NOT for a bug in php (so don't go filling in a bug report), but happens BY DESIGN, since the MySQL C API call doesn't fill in this value, unless you call the mysql_list_fields() function, which Php doesn't.

See here for reference.
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/c-api-datatypes.html

Also, be aware that if you're using a query which contains subqueries, the primary key/autoincrement flags do NOT get passed along, even if the field you're looking at is the primary autoincrement key of the master table:

SELECT * from (SELECT id from areas) AS subareas

and you'll find primary key and autoinc flags off on id field, even if id was the primary autoinc key of areas table.

This also is by design, i think, since it's supposed that if we're using a subquery then the primary key/autoinc stuff might have no sense at all, since in the result set we can compose fileds from many different tables.

Hoping this is useful, bye!
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gcdreak at example dot com
4 years ago
I wrote a simple class to get info about fields.
Try it!

<?php
           
class MysqlFieldsInfo implements Iterator
           
{
               
                private
$result;
                private
$position;
                private
$row;
               
               
                function
__construct($result){
                   
$this->result = $result;
                   
$this->position = 0;
                   
$this->rewind();    // W $results wewnętrzny wskaźnik może być przesunięty więc powracamy do początku
               
}
               
                public function
current(){
                    return
$this->row;
                }
               
                public function
next(){
                   
$this->position++;
                   
$this->row = $this->result->fetch_field();   
                }
               
                public function
valid(){
                    return (boolean)
$this->row;
                }
               
                public function
key(){
                    return
$this->position;
                }
               
                public function
rewind(){
                   
$this->position = 0;
                   
$this->result->field_seek(0);
                   
$this->next();
                }
               
               
//    This function show data in table
               
public function export(){
                   
                    echo
'<table id="db_table_info">';
                    echo
'<tr>
                                                <th>Name</th>
                                                <th>Orgname</th>
                                                <th>Table</th>
                                                <th>Orgtable</th>
                                                <th>Def</th>
                                                 <th>Max_length</th>
                                                 <th>Length</th>
                                                 <th>Charsetnr</th>
                                                 <th>Flags</th>
                                                 <th>Type</th>
                                                  <th>Decimals</th>
                                          </tr>'
;
                    while(
$this->valid()){
                        echo
'<tr>';
                       
printf("\n\t<td>%s</td>\n", $this->current()->name);
                       
printf("\t<td>%s</td>\n", $this->current()->orgname);
                       
printf("\t<td>%s</td>\n", $this->current()->orgtable);
                       
printf("\t<td>%s</td>\n", $this->current()->def);
                       
printf("\t<td>%s</td>\n", $this->current()->max_length);
                       
printf("\t<td>%s</td>\n", $this->current()->length);
                       
printf("\t<td>%s</td>\n", $this->current()->charsetnr);
                       
printf("\t<td>%s</td>\n", $this->current()->flags);
                       
printf("\t<td>%s</td>\n", $this->current()->type);
                       
printf("\t<td>%s</td>\n", $this->current()->decimals);

                        echo
'</tr>';       
           
                       
$this->next();
                    }
                   
                    echo
'</table>';
                }
            }
?>
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cjs at ashdowntech dot com
5 years ago
According to
dev.mysql.com/sources/doxygen/mysql-5.1/mysql__com_8h-source.html
the flag bits are:
 
 NOT_NULL_FLAG          1         /* Field can't be NULL */
 PRI_KEY_FLAG           2         /* Field is part of a primary key */
 UNIQUE_KEY_FLAG        4         /* Field is part of a unique key */
 MULTIPLE_KEY_FLAG      8         /* Field is part of a key */
 BLOB_FLAG             16         /* Field is a blob */
 UNSIGNED_FLAG         32         /* Field is unsigned */
 ZEROFILL_FLAG         64         /* Field is zerofill */
 BINARY_FLAG          128         /* Field is binary   */
 ENUM_FLAG            256         /* field is an enum */
 AUTO_INCREMENT_FLAG  512         /* field is a autoincrement field */
 TIMESTAMP_FLAG      1024         /* Field is a timestamp */
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deluxmozart at yahoo dot de
5 years ago
Here are some Numbers of Datatypes. I searched for it but i didn't find a list, where the datatypes of the numbers are listed.

so first I can give this:

    3    -    Int
    10    -    Date
    246    -    Decimal
    252    -     text
    253    -    VarChar
    254    -    Boolean
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