ADO recordset does not return all column values

Posted on 2006-06-16
Last Modified: 2012-08-13

Hello EE

I use stored procedure to select a record that consists of at least 40 columns and two of them are text as datatype. I noticed that when I read the recordset in VB6, some of the fields are blank but it has values in the database. If I do not include the two text columns, I get all the results I need. It appears to have some kind of limit in ADO recordset in VB6 because I get the results I need in Query Analyzer. How I get around this in VB6?


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You should conver the data to Varchar in your final select.


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What if it exceeds 8,000 characters.
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leonstryker earned 500 total points
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Then you will need to use ADO Stream object to return tht data.


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That was the keyword I need to do my research on. Thanks.
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No problem, thanks for the grade,


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