mssql_fetch_field() can be used in order to obtain information about fields in a certain query result.
The result resource that is being evaluated. This result comes from a call to mssql_query().
The numerical field offset. If the field offset is not specified, the next field that was not yet retrieved by this function is retrieved. The field_offset starts at 0.
Returns an object containing field information.
The properties of the object are: