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VARCHAR2 cannot take a data more than 32KB. [message #394475] Fri, 27 March 2009 05:37 Go to next message
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I need to generate a ridiculously huge amount of text and display it on a web page. VARCHAR2 has a 32KB limit,and a CLOB cannot write the data to the screen when it surpasses that limit. Is there any other way to pull out that CLOB -text to display it on the screen?
Any suggestion will be appreciate.
Re: VARCHAR2 cannot take a data more than 32KB. [message #394481 is a reply to message #394475] Fri, 27 March 2009 06:03 Go to previous message
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CLOBs do not write data to the screen.
You application writes the data to the screen.

What application software are you using?

If you're oing this in Pl/Sql, you can use DBMS_LOB.SUBSTR to retrieve part of the CLOB - just loop through the clob and display each 32k chunk
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