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Get the type of a field in a query result (PHP 4 >= 4.0.2, PHP 5 <= 5.0.5, PECL ingres:1.0-1.4.3)
string ingres_field_type ( int index [, resource link] )

Get the type of a field in a query result.



index is the number of the field and must be between 1 and the value given by ingres_num_fields().


The connection link identifier. If not specified, the last opened link is used.

Return Values

ingres_field_type() returns the type of a field in a query result, or FALSE on failure. Examples of types returned are "IIAPI_BYTE_TYPE", "IIAPI_CHA_TYPE", "IIAPI_DTE_TYPE", "IIAPI_FLT_TYPE", "IIAPI_INT_TYPE", "IIAPI_VCH_TYPE". Some of these types can map to more than one SQL type depending on the length of the field (see ingres_field_length()). For example "IIAPI_FLT_TYPE" can be a float4 or a float8. For detailed information, see the Ingres/OpenAPI User Guide - Appendix C.