Reading a binary field in an Oracle database with LotusScript

Use this LotusScript code to read a binary field in an Oracle database, allowing you to find Microsoft Word documents, spreadsheets, PDFs and JPEG files.

This LotusScript code can be used to read a binary field from an Oracle database. This field can generally contain any type of file, for example:

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  • Microsoft Word documents (.doc)
  • Excel spreadsheets (.xls)
  • PDF files (.pdf)
  • JPEG images (.jpg)

The following code shows how to recover a JPEG image (.jpg file).

LotusScript to read binary fields in an Oracle database
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This was first published in July 2008

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