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SQL Anywhere 11.0.1 » QAnywhere » QAnywhere Reference » QAnywhere SQL API reference » Message properties, headers, and content » Message properties



Returns the specified message property as a SQL SMALLINT data type.

Item Description Remarks
1 Message ID VARCHAR(128). You can obtain the message ID from ml_qa_createmessage or ml_qa_getmessage.
2 Property name VARCHAR(128)
Return value

The property value as SMALLINT.


If the message property value is out of range, then a SQL error with SQLSTATE 22003 occurs.

You can read this property after a message is received and until a rollback or commit occurs; after that you cannot read it.

See also

In the following example, a message is received and the value of the short property myshortproperty is output to the database server messages window:

    declare @msgid varchar(128);
    declare @prop smallint;
    set @msgid = ml_qa_getmessage( 'myaddress' );
    set @prop = ml_qa_getshortproperty( @msgid, 'myshortproperty' );
    message 'message property myshortproperty is set to ' || @prop;