Tagged: BigText

Using BigText in a Report

As you properly know BigText can be used to handle large texts.
BigText is stored in records as Blob fields, so what to do if you like to use the BigText in a Report?

First you have to get the text from the Blob field. This is done by using streams. Read more »

Strings larger then 250 characters

In the early version of Navision it was only possible to handle string with a length up till 250 characters. This was often not enough and there was only a few ways to handle those strings. E.g. store the info in several fields, variables or a text file – that was imported to a blob field.

From Navision 4 it was suddenly possible to handle strings with a length up till 2147483647 characters – this is equivalent to 2 gb. In Navision 4 the data type BigText was introduced.
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