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FixedBinary Field

Range of Type

This type of field can keep binary values (i.e. values that contain zero-bytes inside) with the length up to 64K bytes.

Storage

This field always uses N bytes on disk per value. It is easy to see that FixedBinary field is similar to fixed-size String Field by storage type.

Flags

  • fNullable

This field can be declared as Nullable. In this case a special bitmap is associated with this field.

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API

This field type is represented at the API level by VFixedBinary Class.

SQL

At SQL Level you can create such field using

CREATE TABLE T1( fldFixedBinary FIXEDBINARY(30) );

You can use this field in any predicate expression, e.g.

SELECT * FROM T1 WHERE fldFixedBinary = 'abcdef';