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oci_num_fields

Returns the number of result columns in a statement (PHP 5, PECL oci8:1.1-1.2.4)
int oci_num_fields ( resource statement )

Gets the number of columns in the given statement.

Parameters

statement

A valid OCI statement identifier.

Return Values

Returns the number of columns as an integer, or FALSE on errors.

Examples

Example 1655. oci_num_fields() example

<?php
$conn
= oci_connect("scott", "tiger");
$stmt = oci_parse($conn, "select * from emp");

oci_execute($stmt);

while (
oci_fetch($stmt)) {
   echo
"\n";
   
$ncols = oci_num_fields($stmt);
   for (
$i = 1; $i <= $ncols; $i++) {
       
$column_name  = oci_field_name($stmt, $i);
       
$column_value = oci_result($stmt, $i);
       echo
$column_name . ': ' . $column_value . "\n";
   }
   echo
"\n";
}

oci_free_statement($stmt);
oci_close($conn);
?>


Notes

Note:

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