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clob in Forms

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Hi,

 

If I have in the database a clob column which currently has 45000 characters, how can I handle this in Forms? I want a multiline text item (which, as per the Forms doc. is limited to 65534 characters), and to display that clob into my multiline text item. However, the dbms_lob.substr accepts only 32767 in the second parameter..

That's how I tried:

 

:block3.text_item5 := dbms_lob.substr(r.clob_data, 32767, 1);

But normally, it shows up only 32767 characters.

 

Thanks.

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