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How do I read MySQL blob fields using VB 2008?

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I cannot find a way of reading MySQL blob fileds that contain text information. I have tried  ToString() but it returns system.binary.
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I think you need to read your data from the database and save it to a file first.
After that, use that file to read it.

An example with an image:
Reading and writing BLOB in ADO.NET
http://www.vbdotnetheaven.com/UploadFile/mahesh/BLOBinAdoDotNet04232005065613AM/BLOBinAdoDotNet.aspx?ArticleID=61566715-97c5-47cd-a8d4-d254cb8309cd
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