Subject RE: [IBO] TBlobField-usage in IBO
Author Helen Borrie
At 08:40 AM 4/10/2007, Jason Wharton wrote:
> > I am trying to find out how I can achieve the
> > TBlobField-functionalities in IBO. In our application we do have some
> > blob-fields that are being retrieved and stored. They contain
> > graphical information that is being drawn on the canvas of the app.
> >
> > What is the best way to convert it (from BDE) to IBO ?
> > Is there an easy way to do this ? Any documentation ?
> >
> > All other features are quite straightforward, only the
> > BLOB-functionalities aren't that easy to convert ?
>The equivalent functionality is all there and in most cases it is
>transparent. If you are working directly with the blob stream instance you
>just have to use a TIBOBlobStream.
>Is this missing from the BDE to IBO Conversion Guide?

I guess so,'s not highlighted in the classes that need

Although (to my utter surprise) TIBOBlobStream is declared and
implemented in IBODataset.pas, it hasn't been picked up in either of
the generated T2H Winhelps..meaning it's neither published or protected.

Is it a very recent addition that didn't make it into the release
notes yet? I guess we need it to be published and make a demo for it...