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Subject: RE: General fields and bloated FPT
Thread ID: 229 Message ID: 230 # Views: 2 # Ratings: 0
Version: Unknown Category: General VFP Topics
Date: Friday, May 18, 2001 1:40:13 PM         
   


> I need to add photos to a record. These are JPEG pictures, size 100-200k.
> I add 4 or 5 pictures using: APPEND GENERAL FROM myphoto.jpg. Then I look
> at the FPT file: it has grown to about 20MG !!?!?!?!
>
> I tried to link rather than embed the photos... almost as bad (about 40 times the size of the JPEG file!!!).
>
> What am I doing wrong?

You probably already thought of this youself but issue a PACK MEMO to see if it helps

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Hth,

Eric den Doop
www.foxite.com

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General fields and bloated FPT Posted by Philippe Sevin @ 5/18/2001 1:09:48 PM
RE: General fields and bloated FPT Posted by Eric den Doop @ 5/18/2001 1:40:13 PM
RE: General fields and bloated FPT Posted by Philippe Sevin @ 5/18/2001 2:07:46 PM
RE: General fields and bloated FPT Posted by Paul Culbertson @ 5/18/2001 2:22:39 PM
RE: General fields and bloated FPT Posted by Philippe Sevin @ 5/18/2001 3:15:35 PM
RE: General fields and bloated FPT Posted by Eric den Doop @ 5/18/2001 7:00:28 PM
RE: General fields and bloated FPT Posted by Philippe Sevin @ 5/18/2001 8:13:09 PM
RE: General fields and bloated FPT Posted by Eric den Doop @ 5/19/2001 6:53:33 PM
RE: Another reason to use normal memo for archive Posted by Ryss Unger @ 5/20/2001 11:57:27 AM
RE: Another reason to use normal memo for archive Posted by Ryss Unger @ 5/20/2001 5:35:37 PM
RE: Another reason to use normal memo for archive Posted by Dale Dedoroy @ 5/20/2001 10:53:10 PM
RE: The real story ... Posted by Eric den Doop @ 5/21/2001 9:39:20 AM
RE: The real story ...Network Traffic Posted by Ryss Unger @ 5/21/2001 12:30:52 PM
RE: General fields and bloated FPT Posted by Thomas Holt @ 5/21/2001 4:57:29 AM