The way to get enum values from a column

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Jitro
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The way to get enum values from a column

Post by Jitro »

Hello,

I was looking for a script to get items from ENUM column in MySQL. I found some LONG, EXTENSIVE scripts on how to do it on the Internet. Those scripts used a variety of functions and variables. I didn't even understand it :lol: . I took the idea from those scripts and created a script on my own - concise and short.

Now, I wonder at how short it is in comparison with those ones on the Internet. What do you think of my script?

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<?php

//connect to database
require_once('../base.php');


$query = "show columns from goods like 'producer'";

$r = mysqli_query($connect, $query);


$row = mysqli_fetch_array($r);


$en = $row['Type'];

//change every unwanted character to nothing. 
$table = array('enum'=>'',','=>' ','('=>'',')'=>'',"'"=>'');

$en2 = strtr($en,$table);


$table = explode(" ",$en2);

#print_r($table);
echo 'We have the following ENUM values: ';

foreach($table as $v){
echo '<b>'.$v.' </b>';
}

?>
Is it alright?
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social_experiment
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Re: The way to get enum values from a column

Post by social_experiment »

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2350 ... l-database
have a look at this url, it might be helpful
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