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  1. #1
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    Jul 2013

    Unanswered: Need help with export of Varchar field


    I am required to export data from a DB2 table in DEL format and few columns in table is declared as Varchar.

    when i exported the rows, output file contains only text from varchar field and lenght of varchar field is missing. Could someone help how to download the varchar along with length and data.


  2. #2
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    Apr 2006
    Provided Answers: 11
    the length is available in the row as first 2 bytes of column, but not accessible by application
    you can use length(col) to return the length
    be carefull if utf db - check infocenter..
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