WRITE Function (BigText)

Streams a BigText object to a BLOB field in a table.

Syntax


[Ok := ] BigText.WRITE(OutStream)  

Parameters

BigText
Type: BigText

The BigText that you want to write to a BLOB field.

OutStream
Type: OutStream

The stream to which you write a BigText.

Property Value/Return Value

Type: Boolean

This optional return value specifies whether the write transaction was successful.

Remarks

To delete the content in a BigText variable, use the CLEAR function.

CLEAR(BigText)  

Example

This example shows how to stream a BigText to a BLOB field in a table.

This example requires that you define the following variables.

Variable name DataType Subtype
Bstr BigText Not applicable
ItemRec Record Item
Ostream OutStream Not applicable
Bstr.ADDTEXT('This is the text string that we want to store in a BLOB field.');  
ItemRec.Picture.CREATEOUTSTREAM(Ostream);  
Bstr.WRITE(Ostream);  
ItemRec.INSERT;  

See Also

BigText Data Type