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How do i load images from sql. Im using vb6. Actually I need to store the image in sql and load it using vb6. I don't think i still need the filepath for the image because my goal is to save the image itself in the database and load it in the project.

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because images are usually huge, it is recommended not to store them in the database itself, but to leave them in a "safe" folder, and to store only the pathname in the database
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thanks for the reply marco .... but how do i place the images in the "safe folder" that you're telling me? I database PC has high security and they don't allow any folder sharing.... that's why im thinking of saving the image itself.. but how?....
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your point is well taken. We use a windows server (that is running using a logon with the right permissions) to store data. And it can run in any computer (not necessary the database server, infact in our case it doesn't)
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