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Hello, Monks. Like many I have struggled with trying to insert data in Access memo fields using DBI. Some of you have kindly explained how to do that in the posting below:

I used to be able to insert info in memo fields in my Access database by binding the data using DBI::SQL_LONGVARCHAR. However, every since I upgraded DBD-ODBC to version 1.21, everytime I try to do that I get:

DBD::ODBC::st bind_param failed: Microsoft ODBC Microsoft Access Driver Invalid precision value (SQL-HY104)

If I use the column_info method to get the data type of the memo field, I get LONGCHAR instead of LONGVARCHAR. That does not work either, and I get the same message. Interesting enough, I do not have this problem if the data been inserted is smaller than 255 characters, even if it is a memo field. I also can insert data without a problem in INTEGER or VARCHAR fields. Any ideas?

Thanks for your ever wise and kind guidance.

In reply to DBD_ODBC 1.21 does not accept DBI::SQL_LONGVARCHAR as data type anymore? by taioba

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