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dbase_replace_record

Replaces a record in a database (PHP 4, PHP 5)
bool dbase_replace_record ( int dbase_identifier, array record, int record_number )

Replaces the given record in the database with the given data.

Parameters

dbase_identifier

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

record

An indexed array of data. The number of items must be equal to the number of fields in the database, otherwise dbase_add_record() will fail.

Note:

If you're using dbase_get_record() return value for this parameter, remember to reset the key named deleted.

record_number

An integer which spans from 1 to the number of records in the database (as returned by dbase_numrecords()).

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example 483. Updating a record in the database

<?php

// open in read-write mode
$db = dbase_open('/tmp/test.dbf', 2);

if (
$db) {
 
// gets the old row
 
$row = dbase_get_record_with_names($db, 1);
 
 
// remove the 'deleted' entry
 
unset($row['deleted']);
 
 
// Update the date field with the current timestamp
 
$row['date'] = date('Ymd');
 
 
// Replace the record
 
dbase_replace_record($db, $row, 1);
 
dbase_close($db);
}

?>