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SQL Passthrough does not map SQL_WLONGVARCHAR fields that are longer than 255 characters from Microsoft SQL Server to memo field types in Visual FoxPro.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This bug was corrected in the latest service pack for Visual Studio 6.0.
For additional information about Visual Studio service packs, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
194022To download the latest Visual Studio service pack, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/194022/EN-US/ )INFO: Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs, What, Where, Why
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/194295/EN-US/ )HOWTO: Tell That a Visual Studio Service Pack Is Installed
Steps to Reproduce ProblemRun the following from the Command window with the user having the appropriate permissions.
NOTE: You need to provide the actual servername, user identification, and password for your installation of SQL Server.
After you run the code, the results appear in a cursor with one 255-character column. Because the size of this particular field is approximately 351 characters, Visual FoxPro should return the results to a memo field.
Article ID: 279138 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 3.2