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7.23 mysql_field_seek()

MYSQL_FIELD_OFFSET
mysql_field_seek(MYSQL_RES *result,
                 MYSQL_FIELD_OFFSET offset)

Description

Sets the field cursor to the given offset. The next call to mysql_fetch_field() retrieves the field definition of the column associated with that offset.

To seek to the beginning of a row, pass an offset value of zero.

Return Values

The previous value of the field cursor.

Errors

None.