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This article applies only to a Microsoft Access database (.mdb).
For a Microsoft Access 2002 version of this article, see 291529
When you use the Mid, the Left, or the Right string function in a query to parse a column of data type Memo that contains a string that is longer than 256 characters, the result may be truncated.
Obtain the latest Microsoft Jet 4.0 service pack that contains an updated version of the Microsoft Jet 4.0 database engine.
For additional information about how to obtain the latest version of the Jet 4.0 database engine, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/239114/ )How To: Obtain the Latest Service Pack for the Microsoft Jet 4.0 Database Engine
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft Jet version 4.0.2927.4 and earlier.
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