How do I read MySQL blob fields using VB 2008?

Posted on 2009-02-19
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I cannot find a way of reading MySQL blob fileds that contain text information. I have tried  ToString() but it returns system.binary.
Question by:SMRS
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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

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