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Text Field

Range of Type

This type of field can effectively store string values of variable size practically without any limit (it is 2Gb actually).

Storage

This field uses a logical file of segmented structure to be able effectively store strings of variable length from very small to very big. Read more...

Flags

  • fNullable

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

  • fIndexed

This field can have flag fIndexed.

  • fUnique

This field can have flag fUnique.

* fIndexByWords

This field can have fIndexByWords flag.

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API

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

SQL

At SQL Level you can create such field using

CREATE TABLE T1( fldText TEXT(256) INDEX BY WORDS );

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

SELECT * FROM T1 WHERE fldText = 'Peter';