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void load ($keys = NULL,$reset = true)
|$keys||mixed||An optional primary key value to load the row by, or an array of fields to match.||NULL|
|$reset||boolean||True to reset the default values before loading the new row.||NULL|
True if successful. False if row not found or on error (internal error state set in that case).
JTable::load() - Loads a row from the database and binds the fields to the object properties.
JTable is an abstract class. You need to write a child class, to use its functionality. See Part 7 of Developing a MVC Component/Using the database
Let's say we have a table, that stores greetings of different languages:
If we'd like to load the record with the id #3, we can call the table object from within the model, and load the record:
$table = $this->getTable('greeting'); $table->load(3); echo '<pre>'; print_r($table); echo '</pre>'; /* RETURNS: TableGreeting Object ( [id] => 3 [greeting] => Guten Tag [language] => German ) */