ifx_fieldproperties -- List of SQL fieldproperties


array ifx_fieldproperties(int result_id);

Returns an associative array with fieldnames as key and the SQL fieldproperties as data for a query with result_id. Returns FALSE on error.

Returns the Informix SQL fieldproperies of every field in the query as an associative array. Properties are encoded as: "SQLTYPE;length;precision;scale;ISNULLABLE" where SQLTYPE = the Informix type like "SQLVCHAR" etc. and ISNULLABLE = "Y" or "N".

Example 1. Informix SQL fieldproperties

$properties = ifx_fieldtypes ($resultid);
if (! isset($properties)) {
  ... error ...
for ($i = 0; $i < count($properties); $i++) {
    $fname = key ($properties);
    printf ("%s:\t type =  %s\n", $fname, $properties[$fname]);
    next ($properties);