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Returns field's value as text value; converts if needed.

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MBS( "SQL.GetFieldAsText"; Command; Field )


Parameter Description Example value
Command The command reference number gained with SQL.NewCommand. $Command
Field The name or one based index of the field. $Field


Returns text or error message.


Returns field's value as text value; converts if needed.
see also:


Read field value of field "FirstName" into variable:

$firstname = MBS("SQL.GetFieldAsText"; $command; "FirstName")

Run a stored procedure:

# new command for calling our test procedure on a Microsoft SQL Server
Set Variable [$command; MBS( "SQL.NewCommand"; $Connection; "dbo.Test" ) ]
# set a parameter
Set Variable [$r; MBS( "SQL.SetParamAsNumber"; $Command; "Param1"; 7 ) ]
# execute query
Set Variable [$r; MBS( "SQL.Execute"; $Command ) ]
# fetch first record
Set Variable [$r; MBS( "SQL.FetchNext"; $Command ) ]
# get result field
Set Variable [$result; MBS( "SQL.GetFieldAsText"; $Command; 1 ) ]

See also

Example Databases

SQL.GetFieldAsPNG   -   SQL.GetFieldAsTime

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