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Describe filed in a table

From: Boulat Khakimov <boulat(at)inet-interactif(dot)com>
To: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Describe filed in a table
Date: 2001-03-04 02:38:53
Message-ID: 3AA1AABD.76870FF7@inet-interactif.com (view raw or flat)
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Hi,

Im porting my programs from mySQL to PG.
mySQL supports  a query "DESCRIBE tablename fieldname" , that provides a
detailed
description of a specific table field.

Is there such an equivalent in PG?
"\d tablename" gives description for all the fields in the table,
however I need to find
out a description for a specific field only.


Regards,
Boulat


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