(PHP 5 < 5.3.0, dbase 5, dbase 7)

dbase_numrecordsGets the number of records in a database


dbase_numrecords(resource $database): int

Gets the number of records (rows) in the specified database.


Records which are marked as deleted are counted as well.


Record numbers are between 1 and dbase_numrecords($db), while field numbers are between 0 and dbase_numfields($db)-1.



The database resource, returned by dbase_open() or dbase_create().

Valores devueltos

The number of records in the database, or false if an error occurs.

Historial de cambios

Versión Descripción
dbase 7.0.0 database is now a resource instead of an int.


Ejemplo #1 Looping over all the records of the database


// open in read-only mode
$db = dbase_open('/tmp/test.dbf', 0);

if (
$db) {
$record_numbers = dbase_numrecords($db);
for (
$i = 1; $i <= $record_numbers; $i++) {
$record = dbase_get_record($db, $i);
if (!
$record['deleted']) {
// do something with the $record
} else {
// do something with the deleted $record or ignore it


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