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How to get all the tables from database with all values in tables using single query.. I tried using

$sql = "SHOW TABLES FROM $dbname";
$result = mysql_query($sql);
$arrayCount = 0
while ($row = mysql_fetch_row($result)) {
$tableNames[$arrayCount] = $row[0];
$arrayCount++; //only do this to make sure it starts at index 0
}
foreach ($tableNames as &$name {
$query = "INSERT INTO metadata (table_name) VALUES ('".$name."')";
mysql_query($query);
}

but it gives me only tables name

  • Use INFORMATION_SCHEMA tables. – ypercubeᵀᴹ Jan 4 '14 at 12:43
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    What are you actually trying to accomplish, here? – Michael - sqlbot Jan 5 '14 at 1:02
  • this question could be moved to stackoverflow because this is an PHP... – Raymond Nijland Jan 5 '14 at 17:51
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Use the information_schema.columns table

i.e.

select table_name,column_name from information_schema.columns

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