DB_result::numRows() – Gets number of rows in a result set


integer numRows ( )


Get the number of rows in a result set.

For ibase, ifx and oci8, this method only works if the DB_PORTABILITY_NUMROWS portability option is enabled. In addition, for ibase and ifx, PEAR DB must be at version 1.7.0 or greater.

Does not work for Microsoft Access.

Return value

integer - number of rows or a DB_Error object on failure


Possible PEAR_Error values
Error code Error message Reason Solution
DB_ERROR_NOT_CAPABLE DB backend not capable Driver doesn't support this feature. Either switch to another database system or enable the DB_PORTABILITY_NUMROWS portability option.


This function can not be called statically.


Using numRows()

// Once you have a valid DB object named $db...
$res =& $db->query('SELECT * FROM phptest');
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