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(PHP 4 >= 4.0.1, PECL yaz >= 0.9.0)

yaz_syntax Specifies the preferred record syntax for retrieval


yaz_syntax(resource $id, string $syntax): void

yaz_syntax() specifies the preferred record syntax for retrieval

This function should be called before yaz_search() or yaz_present().



The connection resource returned by yaz_connect().


The syntax must be specified as an OID (Object Identifier) in a raw dot-notation (like 1.2.840.10003.5.10) or as one of the known registered record syntaxes (sutrs, usmarc, grs1, xml, etc.).

Return Values

No value is returned.

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