PDOStatement::columnCount

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Returns the number of columns in a result set.

Syntax


int PDOStatement::columnCount ();  

Return Value

Returns the number of columns in a result set. Returns zero if the result set is empty.

Remarks

Support for PDO was added in version 2.0 of the Microsoft Drivers for PHP for SQL Server.

Example

<?php  
$database = "AdventureWorks";  
$server = "(local)";  
$conn = new PDO( "sqlsrv:server=$server ; Database = $database", "", "");  

$query = "select * from Person.ContactType";  
$stmt = $conn->prepare( $query );  
print $stmt->columnCount();   // 0  

echo "\n";  
$stmt->execute();  
print $stmt->columnCount();  

echo "\n";  
$stmt = $conn->query("select * from HumanResources.Department");  
print $stmt->columnCount();  
?>  

See Also

PDOStatement Class
PDO