Gets the total number of columns in a SQL result set.

Function Group Execution Windows Embedded Thin Client
DBCursorColumnCount Database/ERP Synchronous Supported Supported Supported
Note: This feature emulates SQL (Structured Query Language) database operations. You should be familiar with how SQL commands are formed and executed before you use this feature.


DBCursorColumnCount( numCur, "optStrErrorTag" )
The cursor handle of the result set. The cursor handle is returned by DBCursorOpen or DBCursorOpenSQL.
The name of a String tag that will receive detailed error messages, if errors occur during runtime.
Note: The tag name must be enclosed in quotes, as shown in the syntax diagram, or else the project will try to get the value of the named tag.

This is an optional parameter.

Returned value

Returns the number of columns. In case of error, returns a negative number.


See also DBCursorRowCount.


As used in a Math worksheet:
Tag Name Expression
nErrorCode DBCursorColumnCount( nCursor )