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delphi send me a message that I think is related qith BLOB ........
can you tell me ..........what is the BLOB???..I know that It's like a buffer and if it is fill.....delphi can send you an error message....

Can you explain me how does the BLOB works???? and..what....is tge value that I can .............tell it if I have a query that return me 1000 records....?
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More easy to understanding is that BLOB is string.

Let suppose you have Q : TQuery component, and its second field is BLOB.
You can manipulate with that field:

    ....
    Q.Fields[1].AsString:= := Memo1.Lines.Text;
    Q.Fields[1].AsString:= := Combobox1.Items.Text;
    ....
    Memo1.Lines.Text:=Q.Fields[1].AsString;
    Combobox1.Items.Text:=Q.Fields[1].AsString;

Best regards,
Igor.
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by:Iamme
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yes...but I what does BLOB means..?
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by:ITugay
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The structure name BLOB comes from the acronym BLOB, which stands for "Binary Large OBject".

It's mean format of DB field where you can store arrays, images, texts and so on. But you can't make search by this field using SQL.

Best regards,
mailto:igor@novell.kz
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by:kretzschmar
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OB ject

fields
can store anything in a database, which is digital available.

what is your specific problem?
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by:kretzschmar
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B inary
L arge
OB ject

fields
can store anything in a database, which is digital available.

what is your specific problem?
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