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Version: v0

Fetch data: select()

Performs vertical filtering with SELECT.

final res = await supabase
.from('cities')
.select()
.execute();

final data = res.data;
final error = res.error;

Notes

  • By default, Supabase projects will return a maximum of 1,000 rows. This setting can be changed in Project API Settings. It's recommended that you keep it low to limit the payload size of accidental or malicious requests. You can use range() queries to paginate through your data.
  • select() can be combined with Modifiers
  • select() can be combined with Filters
  • If using the Supabase hosted platform apikey is technically a reserved keyword, since the API gateway will pluck it out for authentication. It should be avoided as a column name.

Examples

Getting your data

final res = await supabase
.from('cities')
.select()
.execute();

final data = res.data;
final error = res.error;

Selecting specific columns

You can select specific fields from your tables.

final res = await supabase
.from('cities')
.select('name')
.execute();

Query foreign tables

If your database has relationships, you can query related tables too.

final res = await supabase
.from('countries')
.select('''
name,
cities (
name
)
''')
.execute();

Query the same foreign table multiple times

Sometimes you will need to query the same foreign table twice. In this case, you can use the name of the joined column to identify which join you intend to use. For convenience, you can also give an alias for each column. For example, if we had a shop of products, and we wanted to get the supplier and the purchaser at the same time (both in the users) table:

final res = await supabase
.from('products')
.select('''
id,
supplier:supplier_id ( name ),
purchaser:purchaser_id ( name )
''')
.execute();

Filtering with inner joins

If you want to filter a table based on a child table's values you can use the !inner() function. For example, if you wanted to select all rows in a message table which belong to a user with the username "Jane":

final res = await supabase
.from('messages')
.select('*, users!inner(*)')
.eq('users.username', 'Jane')
.execute();

Querying with count option

You can get the number of rows by using the count option. Allowed values for count option are exact, planned and estimated.

final res = await supabase
.from('cities')
.select('name')
.execute(count: CountOption.exact);

final count = res.count;

Querying JSON data

If you have data inside of a JSONB column, you can apply select and query filters to the data values. Postgres offers a number of operators for querying JSON data. Also see PostgREST docs for more details.

final res = await supabase
.from('users')
.select('''
id, name,
address->street
''')
.eq('address->postcode', 90210)
.execute();

Return data as CSV

By default the data is returned in JSON format, however you can also request for it to be returned as Comma Separated Values.

final res = await supabase
.from('users')
.select()
.csv()
.execute();