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Maximum character number in OleDbType.LongVarChar

Hi, I'm hoping I can use the program I just wrote to add more than 200 characters in an access database. It says you can use up to 6,000 which would be more than enough. Right now I can only get about 200. I read a article that using the below code should work, but it's not working. I have the access database field set to memo.


cmd.Parameters.Add("@description", OleDbType.LongVarChar, txtDescription.Text.Length, txtDescription.Text)

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designaireAuthor Commented:
I don't have any problems when I update the field in the datagrid and add more characters. It just gives me an error message when I try to add to the database.
   openAccessConnection() 
Dim cmd As New OleDbCommand("insert into tblImg(dateorder,title,times,description,img_type,img_stream) values(@dateorder,@title,@times,@description,@img_type,@img_stream)", myAccessConnection)
                cmd.CommandType = CommandType.Text
                cmd.Parameters.Add("@dateorder", OleDbType.VarChar).Value = txtDateOrder.Text
                cmd.Parameters.Add("@title", OleDbType.VarChar).Value = txtDescription.Text
                cmd.Parameters.Add("@times", OleDbType.VarChar).Value = txtTimes.Text
                cmd.Parameters.Add("@description", OleDbType.LongVarChar, 6000).Value = txtDescription.Text
                'cmd.Parameters.Add("@description", OleDbType.LongVarBinary,  txtDescription.Text
 
                cmd.ExecuteNonQuery()
 
                closeAccessConnection()
                Response.Redirect("eventsEdit.aspx")
     

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CodeCruiserCommented:
According to this MSDN article,

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.data.oledb.oledbtype.aspx

LongVarChar translates to String. String can hold unlimited number of characters (depending on available memory). What is the column size in database and what is the exact text of the error message?
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designaireAuthor Commented:
I found my error. I had one imput going to 2 fields. One of which was a text fiield and not a memo field.
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