$params = array()
Fetch the first column of the first row of data returned from a query. The function takes care of doing the query and freeing the results when finished.
the SQL query or the statement to prepare
if supplied, the type of the column in the result set will be set for fetching
if supplied, prepareQuery()/ executeQuery() will be used with this array as execute parameters
if supplied, the values in $param will automatically set to the passed datatypes
mixed - the returned value or a MDB_Error, if fail
|Error code||Error message||Reason||Solution|
|MDB_ERROR_INVALID||NULL||SQL statement for preparing is not valid.||See the prepareQuery() documentation, if you want to use a SQL statemt using wildcards.|
|MDB_ERROR_NEED_MORE_DATA||NULL||To less data for filling the prepared SQL statement.||Check the number of wild cards given in the SQL statement prepareQuery() . Check the count of entries in the array for $params . The count of entries have to be equal to the number of wild cards.|
|MDB_ERROR_NO_DB_SELECTED||NULL||No database was chosen.||Check the DSN in connect() .|
|every other error code||Database specific error||Check the database related section of PHP-Manual to detect the reason for this error. In the most cases a misformed SQL statement. Ie. using LIMIT in a SQL-Statement for an Oracle database.|
This function can not be called statically.