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What is the field type in mySql which corresponds to Visual Basic's boolean type?

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What is the field type in mySql which corresponds to Visual Basic's boolean type?
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Top Expert 2006

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There is not a directly corresponding type,

you could have an integer field that has a size of 1

or I generally have an enum which responds to "True" and "False" as the two variables.
Top Expert 2007
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You can use
BOOL, BOOLEAN
These types are synonyms for TINYINT(1). A value of zero is considered false. Non-zero values are considered true:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/numeric-type-overview.html

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If MySQL is anything like SQL Server (which I thought it was?), then the "bit" data type is automatically translated from Boolean when using ADO.

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