Hello, I've got a recordset from a Query in a SQL Server db. What I'm trying to do is just print out the columns. All is fine when the data types are CHAR or INT but things go wrong when it is LONGVARCHAR (text field in MS SQL). When I try to print out the result I just get the text value as hexadecimal code. I've tried to use: recordSet.getString("field") and recordSet.getAsciiStream("field") and recordSetCharacterStream("field") but all return the text as hexadecimal. I've tried lots of difference readers, such as
Does anyone know how I can convert the Hex to ASCII?
Joined: Apr 16, 2002
I finally found the answer. I had to do this
but I don't know why this works!
subject: Retrieving LONGVARCAR data type from SQL Server