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Language: VB6
Expertise: Intermediate
Feb 3, 2001

FileToBlob - Copy a file's contents into a BLOB field

' Copy a file's contents into a BLOB field.

Sub FileToBlob(fld As ADODB.Field, filename As String, _
    Optional ChunkSize As Long = 8192)
    Dim fnum As Integer, bytesLeft As Long, bytes As Long
    Dim tmp() As Byte
    
    ' Raise an error if the field doesn't support GetChunk.
    If (fld.Attributes And adFldLong) = 0 Then
        Err.Raise 1001, , "Field doesn't support the GetChunk method."
    End If
    ' Open the file; raise an error if the file doesn't exist.
    If Dir$(filename) = "" Then Err.Raise 53, , "File not found"
    
    fnum = FreeFile
    Open filename For Binary As fnum
    ' Read the file in chunks, and append data to the field.
    bytesLeft = LOF(fnum)
    Do While bytesLeft
        bytes = bytesLeft
        If bytes > ChunkSize Then bytes = ChunkSize
        ReDim tmp(1 To bytes) As Byte
        Get #1, , tmp
        fld.AppendChunk tmp
        bytesLeft = bytesLeft - bytes
    Loop
    
    Close #fnum
End Sub
Francesco Balena
 
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