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ora_columntype

Gets the type of an Oracle result column (PHP 4, PHP 5 <= 5.0.5)
string ora_columntype ( resource cursor, int column )

Returns the Oracle data type name of the column on the cursor.

Parameters

cursor

An Oracle cursor, opened with ora_open().

column

The column number. First is 0.

Return Values

The returned type will be one of the following strings:

"VARCHAR2"
"VARCHAR"
"CHAR"
"NUMBER"
"LONG"
"LONG RAW"
"ROWID"
"DATE"
"CURSOR"

ChangeLog

VersionDescription
5.1.0

The oracle extension is deprecated in favor of oci8.

Notes

When using oci8 as a replacement for the deprecated oracle extension, consider using:

oci_field_type()
oci_field_type_raw()