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JDatabaseMySQL/select

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Description

Select a database for use

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Syntax

select($database)
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$database $database

Returns

boolean True if the database has been successfully selected

Defined in

libraries/joomla/database/database/mysql.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.database.database.mysql' );

Source Body

public function select($database)
{
        if (!$database) {
                return false;
        }
 
        if (!mysql_select_db($database, $this->_connection)) {
                $this->_errorNum = 3;
                $this->_errorMsg = 'Could not connect to database';
                return false;
        }
 
        return true;
}

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Examples

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