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 ===== Description ===== ===== Description =====
 The function ''metaType()'' accepts as an argument a database specific datatype, usually the result of a call to [[v5:reference:recordset:fetchfield|fetchField()]] and returns an ADOdb datatype, which provides a mapping to allow cross-database compatibility. The compatible fields are explained [[v5:dictionary:dictionary_index#Summary_Of_Types|Here]] The function ''metaType()'' accepts as an argument a database specific datatype, usually the result of a call to [[v5:reference:recordset:fetchfield|fetchField()]] and returns an ADOdb datatype, which provides a mapping to allow cross-database compatibility. The compatible fields are explained [[v5:dictionary:dictionary_index#Summary_Of_Types|Here]]
 +===== Usage =====
 +<code php>
 +/*
 +* Connection to mysql database
 +*/
 +
 +print $db->metaType('VARCHAR');
 +/*
 +* Returns 'C'
 +*/
 +</code>
v5/dictionary/metatype.txt · Last modified: 2017/04/30 21:58 by mnewnham