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Re: What is similar in mssql to $dbh->listfields($tbl) in mysql

by gellyfish (Monsignor)
on Oct 24, 2006 at 11:53 UTC ( #580248=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to What is similar in mssql to $dbh->listfields($tbl) in mysql

You can use the following query to get the columns in a table from MS SQL Server:

select syscolumns.name from syscolumns join sysobjects on sysobjects.id = syscolumns.id where sysobjects.name = ?
(you supply the table name as the argument to execute to provide the data for the placeholder.

Alternatively you can use the INFORMATION_SCHEMA view which basically does the same thing:

select COLUMN_NAME from information_schema.columns where table_name = ?

/J\

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Re^2: What is similar in mssql to $dbh->listfields($tbl) in mysql
by VSarkiss (Monsignor) on Oct 24, 2006 at 15:19 UTC

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