Storing RTF Text

I’m trying to store text that’s in an RTF format using the TextRTF property of VB’s RichTextBox control. What type of field do I have to use in my table?

The data in a rich text box actually is still text, but it contains tags for all the text formatting. So the rich text for a string that is bold, italic, underlined in Times Roman 14 point looks like this:

tf1ansideff0deftab720{fonttbl{f0fswiss MS Sans Serif;}
{f1fromanfcharset2 Symbol;}{f2fswiss MS Sans Serif;}
{f3fromanfprq2 Times New Roman;}}{colortbl ed0green0lue0;}deflang1033pardplainf3fs28iul Carpe diem.plainf2fs17 par }

Therefore, you can save data from a rich textbox to a SQL Server column with text data type. If you’re using ADO, the field type will be adLongVarChar.

Share the Post:
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin


The Latest

your company's audio

4 Areas of Your Company Where Your Audio Really Matters

Your company probably relies on audio more than you realize. Whether you’re creating a spoken text message to a colleague or giving a speech, you want your audio to shine. Otherwise, you could cause avoidable friction points and potentially hurt your brand reputation. For example, let’s say you create a

chrome os developer mode

How to Turn on Chrome OS Developer Mode

Google’s Chrome OS is a popular operating system that is widely used on Chromebooks and other devices. While it is designed to be simple and user-friendly, there are times when users may want to access additional features and functionality. One way to do this is by turning on Chrome OS

homes in the real estate industry

Exploring the Latest Tech Trends Impacting the Real Estate Industry

The real estate industry is changing thanks to the newest technological advancements. These new developments — from blockchain and AI to virtual reality and 3D printing — are poised to change how we buy and sell homes. Real estate brokers, buyers, sellers, wholesale real estate professionals, fix and flippers, and beyond may