Problem with Querying a FeatureService

Robert Leeman rleeman at
Wed Jun 7 10:59:38 EDT 2006

Hi All:

Further to my email attached below.  I found what I need in the Web API doc. 
GetDouble did the trick.  Sorry for pestering everyone with this.  Bob.

> Hi All:
> I am making an application similar to the 'find parcels' tool  in the 
> Sheboygan demo.  Ajax/PHP.  Everything is working great except that I 
> can't read numeric atrributes from the source file, which is an SDF file 
> of road centreline segments.  I am getting a type mismatch error.  I am 
> wondering if someone can tell me what Get methods are available for use 
> with $featureReader in the code below.  GetString works fine for strings 
> in this application (as in the example below).  However I can't extract 
> real numbers, which I was expecting to do in a similar way.  I don't know 
> the Get method that is required.   Actually, I would like to know all of 
> the Get methods that are available for this scenario.  I can't find this 
> in the documentation.
> $featureService = 
> $siteConnection->CreateService(MgServiceType::FeatureService);
> .
> .
> $featureReader = $featureService->SelectFeatures($featureResId, 
> "ROADSEGu21", $queryOptions);
> .
> .
> $sttype = $featureReader->GetString('STREETTYPE');
> Regards,
> Bob Leeman

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