BlobToFile – Copy a BLOB field’s contents to a binary file

BlobToFile – Copy a BLOB field’s contents to a binary file

' Copy a BLOB field's contents to a binary file.Sub BlobToFile(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;, delete it firstoverwrite it if necessary.' Delete the     ' file if it exists already, then create a new one.    If Dir$(filename) <> "" Then Kill filename        fnum = FreeFile    Open filename For Binary As fnum    ' Read the field's contents, and write it the data to the file.    bytesLeft = fld.ActualSize        Do While bytesLeft        bytes = bytesLeft        If bytes > ChunkSize Then bytes = ChunkSize        tmp = fld.GetChunk(bytes)        Put #fnum, , tmp        bytesLeft = bytesLeft - bytes    Loop        Close #fnumEnd Sub

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