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Access Database Images to VB Form

Posted on 2002-03-30
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Hello,

I am trying to make a database use in a vbForm.  Everything seems to be fine, as in the text fields are all loading.  However, I also have images in it, but they dont come on the form.  It says invalid picture.  if i put that picture directly into it, it works.  Not when the database loads it.  I have the image stored in the database as an OLE object.  Is there a special conversion needed?

I am using a bmp file.  I tried jpg as well.
Thanks!  
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Bahnass earned 50 total points
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in VB U use picture box or OLEContainer !!!
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by:jwnrb
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Ah neat OLE Container works.

thanks so much!

why wouldnt image work before?  picture now says invalid source but ole works just fine!

thanks!!!!

jw
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in access picture stored as ole object not just a picture file but ACESS Stores some header info about the file

(I knew that from extracting that field using getchunk)
any how thanks 4 points
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i received a demo file that did make use of the picture object and access said it wsa ole type..but when i tried to investigate it, it said activeX server error and the in edit mode it had long binary data type written.  (when i made my own, it said Photoshop File).

but oh well.  at least i got it to work now!
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