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db_select

7 database.inc db_select($table, $alias = NULL, array $options = array())

Returns a new SelectQuery object for the active database.

Parameters

$table: The base table for this query. May be a string or another SelectQuery object. If a query object is passed, it will be used as a subselect.

$alias: The alias for the base table of this query.

$options: An array of options to control how the query operates.

Return value

SelectQuery A new SelectQuery object for this connection.

Related topics

261 calls to db_select()

File

drupal/includes/database/database.inc, line 2485
Core systems for the database layer.

Code

function db_select($table, $alias = NULL, array $options = array()) {
  if (empty($options['target'])) {
    $options['target'] = 'default';
  }
  return Database::getConnection($options['target'])->select($table, $alias, $options);
}