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Old February 24th, 2006, 09:27 PM
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Default Get Field Names

Is there a way to get all field names in a table without returning an entire recordset? This works, but it returns everything which is probably unneccessary:
<%
Dim sSQL
Dim Field
Dim oRS
sSQL = "SELECT * FROM table"
Set oRS=Server.CreateObject("ADODB.RecordSet")
oRS.Open sSQL, "DSN=dbname"

For Each Field in oRS.Fields
Response.Write Field.Name
Next
%>
 
Old February 25th, 2006, 05:06 AM
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Hi there,

You can add a WHERE clause that returns no records:

sSQL = "SELECT * FROM table WHERE SomeColum = 'Some Condition that is never true'"

That way, you still get the meta data but not the records....

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