MSSQL query to show data in a table

I just finished making my php working with mssql. Now I am using this to connect to the mssql database

<?php
 
$conn = mssql_connect('localhost','user','pass') or die("password error");
 
if($conn)
{
    echo "Connected Successfully!";
}
else
{
    echo "Connection Failed!";
      echo mssql_error();
}

?>

what i want to check now is that if it is connected to the database then show the data in the table called mytable. the fields in the table are FirstName, LastName, Email, Zip

Thanks
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syedasimmeesaqAsked:
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Joe WuDeveloper | Solutions Architect | CTOCommented:
hi syedasimmeesag,

How about something like below?
<?php
 
$conn = mssql_connect('localhost','user','pass') or die("password error");
 
if($conn)
{
    echo "Connected Successfully!";
}
else
{
    echo "Connection Failed!";
      echo mssql_error();
}
 
$query = "SELECT * FROM mytable";
 
$result = mssql_query($query);
 
while($row = mssql_fetch_array($result))
{
	echo $row["FirstName"] . " " . $row["LastName"] . " " . $row["Email"] . " " . $row["Zip"] . "<br>";
}
mssql_close();
?>

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Joe WuDeveloper | Solutions Architect | CTOCommented:
I'm sorry, didn't see that you want it in a table, something like this then should work.
<?php
 
$conn = mssql_connect('localhost','user','pass') or die("password error");
 
if($conn)
{
    echo "Connected Successfully!";
}
else
{
    echo "Connection Failed!";
      echo mssql_error();
}
 
$query = "SELECT * FROM mytable";
 
$result = mssql_query($query);
echo "<table>"
while($row = mssql_fetch_array($result))
{
	echo "<tr><td>" . $row["FirstName"] . "</td><td>" . $row["LastName"] . "</td><td>" . $row["Email"] . "</td><td>" . $row["Zip"] . "</td></tr>";
}
echo "</table>"
mssql_close();
?>

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syedasimmeesaqAuthor Commented:
Thanks for te response. i have a field in MSSQL table that has the values like this
d9907551-d668-51c5-a5a8-0773d3340ca6

and when I try to get the value for ID it shows me something like this
ÌU.°¸’JªYÊÇ»˜ªx

why is it happening and how do i get the correct response.
thanks
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Joe WuDeveloper | Solutions Architect | CTOCommented:
Is it stored properly in the database? What field type is it and does the field contain any foreign characters?
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syedasimmeesaqAuthor Commented:
This is a uniqueidentifier field. It doesn't contain any foregin characters.
thanks
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Joe WuDeveloper | Solutions Architect | CTOCommented:
what is your code? and how are you printing out the id field?
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syedasimmeesaqAuthor Commented:
<?php
 
$conn = mssql_connect('localhost','user','pass') or die("password error");
 $db = mssql_select_db('RTI', $conn) or die("couldn't find db");
if($conn)
{
    $query = "SELECT ID,Password FROM mytable";
$result = mssql_query($query);
while ( $record = mssql_fetch_array($result) )
{
      echo $record["ID"] . ", " . $record["Password"] . "<br />";
}
      //echo "Connected Successfully!";
      //echo mssql_get_last_message();
}
else
{
    echo "Connection Failed!";
      echo mssql_error();
}

?>
thanks
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Joe WuDeveloper | Solutions Architect | CTOCommented:
Doesn't look like there is anything wrong with your code, can you see the ID properly through the database? If your password is being echoed out properly, there's no reason why the ID is not.
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