OCIreadstring


Purpose
Read a string from a database.
Synopsis
function OCIreadstring(s:string|text):string
Argument
SQL command for selecting the string to be read
Return value
String read or empty string.
Example
The following retrieves the color of the (first) data item in table pricelist with article number 1004:
s:=OCIreadstring(
       "select color from pricelist where articlenum=1004") 
  
Further information
1. The empty string is returned if no real value can be found.
2. If the given SQL selection command does not denote a single entry, the first string to which the selection criterion applies is returned.
Related topics
OCIexecute, OCIreadinteger, OCIreadreal.
Module
mmoci


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