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  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2004

    Question Unanswered: Trouble with a 'text' data type using an Access Project (ADP) connected to SQL Server

    I am using a 'text' data type in a table and am having trouble adding data to it. I'm using an MS Access ADP project front end for my forms and I am connecting to SQL Server as user 'sa'. I want to copy and paste from a text editor such as NotePad to a 'text' data type field in a form. There appears to be a limit that the field will accept which is much below the 2GB size that is allowed for the field. I get the following error message: "The text is too long to be edited." Once I get this error I can add characters from the keyboard but eventually the field will not accept any more characters. Typing or pasting does nothing. I can delete. So I've hit a limit but I'm not sure if it is in Access or SQL Server.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Dennis Geasan

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    The Bottom of The Barrel
    Provided Answers: 1
    Use nvarchar?
    oh yeah... documentation... I have heard of that.

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