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Saving Doc as BLOB in SQL DB

Michael Paul
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Joined: Mar 29, 2008
Posts: 14
Hi Ranchers,

I made a JFileChooser, so that you can select only textual documents, and then I want to be able to save this to a database but I really have no idea of where to start with BLOBs can someone give me a little starting push with this topic...I read examples online about how to retrieve BLOBS which seemed very easy...I am jsut not sure how to save a document as a BLOB to begin with..this is the code for my filechooser incase you wanted to see it:



Just so you know, I do know how to write to the DB, I just don't know how to handle BLOBs. Any help at all would be appreciated, =)

Thanks,
Michael
[ April 23, 2008: Message edited by: Michael Paul ]
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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Michael,
The key is to create a binary input stream rather than a blob and call stmt.setBinaryStream().


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