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Convert Binary Data to PDF

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Good day all,

I have a field in a SQL table that contains binary data that I need to convert to a PDF. All recommendations are appreciated.
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing Engineer
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and what is that binary data?
and do you plan to "display" the data/pdf?

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The binary is a converted PDF.  I need to convert it back to pdf to save as a .pdf.
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What is the data type of the field that the binary data (PDF data) is stored in?

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The field is varbinary(MAX)
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Okay, what do you have so far?  Are you working in Access using VBA, or in VBScript?  Can you share the code you have that connects to the data base and does a query, etc?

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I'm building an Access front end (VB) that will connect to SQL via ODBC. A variable will be passed that will identify the record to be retrieved. The PDF (Binary) will be saved to a network location.
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