PHP Manual: dbase_replace_record


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dbase_replace_record

(PHP 3 >= 3.0.11, PHP 4, PHP 5)

dbase_replace_record -- Replaces a record in a database

Description

bool dbase_replace_record ( int dbase_identifier, array record, int record_number )

Replaces the given record in the database with the given data.

Parameters

dbase_identifier

The database link identifier, returned by dbase_open() or dbase_create().

record

An indexed array of data. The number of items must be equal to the number of fields in the database, otherwise dbase_add_record() will fail.

Note: If you're using dbase_get_record() return value for this parameter, remember to reset the key named deleted.

record_number

An integer which spans from 1 to the number of records in the database (as returned by dbase_numrecords()).

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example 1. Updating a record in the database

<?php

// open in read-write mode
$db = dbase_open('/tmp/test.dbf', 2);

if (
$db) {
  
// gets the old row
  
$row = dbase_get_record_with_names($db, 1);
  
  
// remove the 'deleted' entry
  
unset($row['deleted']);
  
  
// Update the date field with the current timestamp
  
$row['date'] = date('Ymd');
  
  
// Replace the record
  
dbase_replace_record($db, $row, 1);
  
dbase_close($db);
}

?>