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field_read_field

7 field.crud.inc field_read_field($field_name, $include_additional = array())

Reads a single field record directly from the database.

Generally, you should use the field_info_field() instead.

This function will not return deleted fields. Use field_read_fields() instead for this purpose.

Parameters

$field_name: The field name to read.

array $include_additional: The default behavior of this function is to not return a field that is inactive. Setting $include_additional['include_inactive'] to TRUE will override this behavior.

Return value

A field definition array, or FALSE.

Related topics

12 calls to field_read_field()

1 string reference to 'field_read_field'

File

drupal/modules/field/field.crud.inc, line 309
Field CRUD API, handling field and field instance creation and deletion.

Code

function field_read_field($field_name, $include_additional = array()) {
  $fields = field_read_fields(array('field_name' => $field_name), $include_additional);
  return $fields ? current($fields) : FALSE;
}