PHP | odbc_specialcolumns() Function

PHP odbc_specialcolumns() Function

Hello folks! welcome back to a new edition of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the PHP odbc_specialcolumns() Function.

The PHP odbc_specialcolumns() function is used for retrieving the special columns.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

resource odbc_specialcolumns ( resource $connection_id , int $type , 
   string $qualifier , string $owner , string $table , int $scope , int $nullable )

Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description


It contains the information about connection identifiers



it contains the information about qualifier



it contains the information about the owner



It contains the information about null-able option

Return Value

This function returns odbc result identifiers on success, else it returns FALSE on failure.


Try out the following example below -

   $input_ID = odbc_connect("DSN","user_id","pass_id");
   $result = odbc_specialcolumns($input_ID,0,"Northwind","dbo","Employees",0,0);

Alright guys! This is where we are going to be rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial, we are going to be discussing about the PHP odbc_statistics() Function.

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