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PHP mysql_data_seek() Function


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Definition and Usage

The mysql_data_seek() function moves the internal row pointer.

The internal row pointer is the current row position in a result returned by the mysql_query() function.

This function returns TRUE on success, or FALSE on failure.

Syntax

mysql_data_seek(data,row)

Parameter Description
data Required. Specifies which data pointer to use. The data pointer is the result from the mysql_query() function
row Required. Specifies which record to move to. 0 indicates the first record


Tips and Notes

Note: This function can only be used with mysql_query(), and not mysql_unbuffered_query().


Example

<?php
$con = mysql_connect("localhost", "peter", "abc123");
if (!$con)
  {
  die('Could not connect: ' . mysql_error());
  }

$db_selected = mysql_select_db("test_db",$con);

$sql = "SELECT * from Person";
$result = mysql_query($sql,$con);
print_r(mysql_fetch_row($result));

mysql_data_seek($result,3);
print_r(mysql_fetch_row($result));

mysql_close($con);
?>

The output of the code above could be:

Array
(
[0] => Refsnes
[1] => Kai Jim
[2] => Taugata
)

Array
(
[0] => Refsnes
[1] => Ståle
[2] => Sandnes
)


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