dbase_numrecords

dbase_numrecords

(PHP 3, PHP 4, PHP 5)

dbase_numrecords -- Gets the number of records in a database

Description

int dbase_numrecords ( int dbase_identifier )

Gets the number of records (rows) in the specified database.

Note: Record numbers are between 1 and dbase_numrecords($db), while field numbers are between 0 and dbase_numfields($db)-1.

Parameters

dbase_identifier

The database link identifier, returned by dbase_open() or dbase_create().

Return Values

The number of records in the database, or FALSE if an error occurs.

Examples

Example 1. Looping over all the records of the database

<?php

// open in read-only mode
$db = dbase_open('/tmp/test.dbf', 0);

if (
$db) {
  
$record_numbers = dbase_numrecords($db);
  for (
$i = 1; $i <= $record_numbers; $i++) {
      
// do something here, for each record
  
}
}

?>

See Also

dbase_num_fields()

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