oci_field_name

oci_field_name

(PHP 5)

oci_field_name -- Returns the name of a field from the statement

Description

string oci_field_name ( resource statement, int field )

oci_field_name() returns the name of the field corresponding to the field number (1-based).

Example 1. oci_field_name() example

<?php   
    $conn
= oci_connect("scott", "tiger");
    
$stmt = oci_parse($conn, "SELECT * FROM emp");
    
oci_execute($stmt);
    
    echo
"<table border=\"1\">";
    echo
"<tr>";
    echo
"<th>Name</th>";
    echo
"<th>Type</th>";
    echo
"<th>Length</th>";
    echo
"</tr>";
   
    
$ncols = oci_num_fields($stmt);
   
    for (
$i = 1; $i <= $ncols; $i++) {
        
$column_name  = oci_field_name($stmt, $i);
        
$column_type  = oci_field_type($stmt, $i);
        
$column_size  = oci_field_size($stmt, $i);
        
        echo
"<tr>";
        echo
"<td>$column_name</td>";
        echo
"<td>$column_type</td>";
        echo
"<td>$column_size</td>";
        echo
"</tr>";
    }
       
    echo
"</table>\n";
    
oci_free_statement($stmt);  
    
oci_close($conn);   
?>

Note: In PHP versions before 5.0.0 you must use ocicolumnname() instead. This name still can be used, it was left as alias of oci_field_name() for downwards compatability. This, however, is deprecated and not recommended.

See also oci_num_fields(), oci_field_type(), and oci_field_size().

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