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MySQL PHP API  /  ...  /  mysql_field_table

5.5.23 mysql_field_table

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  • mysql_field_table

    Get name of the table the specified field is in

Warning

This extension was deprecated in PHP 5.5.0, and it was removed in PHP 7.0.0. Instead, the MySQLi or PDO_MySQL extension should be used. See also MySQL: choosing an API guide and related FAQ for more information. Alternatives to this function include:

mysqli_fetch_field_direct [table] or [orgtable]
PDOStatement::getColumnMeta [table]

Description

string mysql_field_table(resource result,
                         int field_offset);

Returns the name of the table that the specified field is in.

Parameters

result

The result resource that is being evaluated. This result comes from a call to mysql_query.

field_offset

The numerical field offset. The field_offset starts at 0. If field_offset does not exist, an error of level E_WARNING is also issued.

Return Values

The name of the table on success.

Examples

Example 5.30 A mysql_field_table example


<?php

$query = "SELECT account.*, country.* FROM account, country WHERE country.name = 'Portugal' AND account.country_id = country.id";

// get the result from the DB
$result = mysql_query($query);

// Lists the table name and then the field name
for ($i = 0; $i < mysql_num_fields($result); ++$i) {
    $table = mysql_field_table($result, $i);
    $field = mysql_field_name($result, $i);

    echo  "$table: $field\n";
}

?>


Notes

Note

For backward compatibility, the following deprecated alias may be used: mysql_fieldtable

See Also

mysql_list_tables


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