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Sets parameter's value as BLOB value with data from a container.

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MBS( "SQL.SetParamAsContainer"; Command; Param; Value )   More


Parameter Description Example value
Command The command reference number gained with SQL.NewCommand. $Command
Param The parameter name or ID. Pass number for ID, a text with parameter name or the index with # prefix. e.g. "#0" for first parameter. "1"
Value The new value $image


Returns "OK" or error message.


Sets parameter's value as BLOB value with data from a container.


Set parameter with ID = 1 to image

MBS("SQL.SetParamAsText"; $Command; 1; $image)

Set parameter JPEGData with image:

MBS("SQL.SetParamAsText"; $Command; "JPEGData"; $image)

Update BLOB field:

#Create update command to fill blob field:
Set Variable [ $Command; Value:MBS("SQL.NewCommand"; $Connection; "UPDATE 'Test' SET MyBlob=:image WHERE ID=:id") ]
Set Variable [ $result; Value:MBS("SQL.SetParamAsText"; $Command; "id"; 123 ]
Set Variable [ $result; Value:MBS("SQL.SetParamAsContainer"; $Command; "image"; MyTable::MyImage) ]
#Run it
Set Variable [ $result; Value:MBS("SQL.Execute"; $Command) ]
Set Variable [ $result2; Value:MBS("SQL.Commit"; $Connection) ]
Set Variable [ $result2; Value:MBS("SQL.FreeCommand"; $Command) ]

See also

Example Databases

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 22nd November 2018

SQL.SetParamAsBoolean   -   SQL.SetParamAsDate

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