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Returns field data type.

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MBS( "SQL.GetFieldDataType"; Command; Field )   More


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


The field type or error message.


Returns field data type.

The field data type can be: Bool, Short, UShort, Long, ULong, Double, Numeric, DateTime, Interval, String, Bytes, LongBinary, LongChar, BLob, CLob, Cursor, SpecificToDBMS or unknown

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 13th January 2015

SQL.GetFieldAsTime   -   SQL.GetFieldIsNull

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