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From: Reshma Choodanath <creshma(at)wipinfo(dot)soft(dot)net>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: field types
Date: 1998-07-15 05:46:39
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pg_type's attribute, typname gives the type name
of the fields of the table.
Say my table schema is :-

name varchar(50)   age int4;

How do I get the '50' part of the type.
I checked out a few options but always hit a blank
wall, pg_type.typprtlen gives -1 for variable type!!

I'm not a member of the mailing group.
If you have any solutions could you please mail it
to my mail address:- creshma(at)wipinfo(dot)soft(dot)net(dot)


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