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ibase_timefmt

Sets the format of timestamp, date and time type columns returned from queries (PHP 4)
bool ibase_timefmt ( string format [, int columntype] )

Sets the format of timestamp, date or time type columns returned from queries.

You can set defaults for these formats with the PHP configuration directives ibase.timestampformat, ibase.dateformat and ibase.timeformat.

Note:

This function has been removed from PHP 5, use ini_set() instead.

Parameters

format

Internally, the columns are formatted by c-function strftime(), so refer to its documentation regarding to the format of the string.

columntype

columntype is one of the constants IBASE_TIMESTAMP, IBASE_DATE and IBASE_TIME. If omitted, defaults to IBASE_TIMESTAMP for backwards compatibility.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example 689. ibase_timefmt() example

<?php
/* InterBase 6 TIME-type columns will be returned in
* the form '05 hours 37 minutes'. */
ibase_timefmt("%H hours %M minutes", IBASE_TIME);
?>