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New Function in 8 - MemoLength() - Returns the length of a Memo in characters (Ver. 8.0.0.1128)

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New Function in 8 - MemoLength() - Returns the length of a Memo in characters (Ver. 8.0.0.1128)

Just a simple little function that might be very nice when you start manipulating your Memos.

Forget all the negative stuff you have heard about Memos. They are the greatest thing happening to DataEase since Subforms.

They had a rough start, but that was simply because they had to work like large text fields. THEY ARE NOT!

They are a storage class for unstructured text!

We now use the form WebFields, Datastorage, export, import, you name it they do it.

So it might be useful to know how much is stored in one..

number MemoLength(Memo) simply returns that as a number. 0 obviously is empty, but so is Blank...

Good luck!


Written by DataEase 30/08/12 at 08:23:35 Dataease [{8}]FIVE