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 From: Philippe Sevin
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 Winston Salem
 North Carolina - United States
 Philippe Sevin
 To: Paul Culbertson
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 Katy
 Texas - United States
 Paul Culbertson
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Subject: RE: General fields and bloated FPT
Thread ID: 229 Message ID: 235 # Views: 3 # Ratings: 0
Version: Unknown Category: General VFP Topics
Date: Friday, May 18, 2001 3:15:35 PM         
   


> > Pack memo helps if the General field had been edited. But the problem remains that a linked Jpg file of 100kb adds 4 MB to the FPT file. It makes it impractical to use a general field to store picture in a table (1GB every 250 photos).
> >
> > P.S. Your web site looks great!
>
> Philippe,
>
> Is there a reason that you just don't have a field that stores the path to your jpeg file? I am not that familiar with embedding images in general fields, although i know it can be done.
>
> The jpeg is already on the machine/server i can't think of a reason to embed it into a table.
>
> Paul Culbertson
>
> Houston, TX
>

You are right, I can store the path and name and open the picture directly. I liked the OLEboundcontrol better (until I discovered the size problem) because it was much faster for the user to scroll through the pictures.

Philippe

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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