How are you using the number? Probably the easiest way is to utilize PDOStatement::FetchAll() and then do a count() on that result set.
- Mike Sent from my iPhone On Sep 9, 2012, at 11:42 AM, Stefan Wixfort <stefan.wixf...@gmx.de> wrote: > Hi Jim > >> I've had some success with querying using pdo and prepared statements as >> well. One thing that I'm curious about is >> >> How does one handle the need to get the number of rows returned by a >> Select? The documentation is very clear that PDO doesn't return that >> value for a Select statement (depending upon driver?) and there were a >> couple of solutions that made no sense to me. There was even one that >> did a completely separate query just to get the row count which makes >> even less sense. > > I believe you are referring to "SELECT COUNT(*)..." > Because I couldn't find a different way I use that. > > -- > PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php