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Delphi SQLITE3 TDataprovider truncating strings

Posted on 2012-03-29
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I have a delphi application utilising SQLite3 as a database. My problem is that when I use the dataprovider with the TClientDataset to pass the queried data to RAVE Reports the strings are all fine for the first 20 characters then after that they are a mixture of ??? and other characters. Any help would be appreciated.

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by:rinfo
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Can you post data field structure.
Alternately try and display this string value in a message box to know whether it it being displayed properly
Seems more a like a problem with rave report.
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I have displayed in a text box directly from the SQL and it is definetly a issue with SQLite3 and dataprovider and Tclientdataset controls as running through normal query componets the data is fine but i need to submit via a dataset to RAVE and its here that the issue is.

Works fine up to 20 characters
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by:rinfo
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You should have posted field structure for the mentioned field .
If the textbox is displaying field value like rave reports that has certainly got  something to
do with sqlite or its data provider.
Have you manually checked the value in a sqlite data manager where you can view the value
There is also a command line utility 'sqlite.exe' which allows you to query on sqlite database.
Please check the values in table.
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by:Hornwood
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Problem is with the SQLite3 and Tdataset provider in delphi (20 character limit : googled) - wrote a work around
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