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create a hyperlink field in database

varsha rao

Joined: Mar 06, 2006
Posts: 26
i am using Ms Access as my back end and i want to create a table with a field whose type is a hyperlink.What should be the data type that i should specify in my SQL create statement in the JAVA prg. Should it be varchar or is there anything else
anybody who knows this please reply
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Welcome to JavaRanch!

Yes, you would use a varchar type field. A URL is just text. It has meaning when you pull it out of the database and display it as a link.

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