This is an update to a question I posted a week ago.
I am writing a program that needs to get raw binary data from an Access
I manually added a binary file into a table field in Access 97. Access
stores the file as an OLE Object (Thanks to some code provided by Mr.
Martel, I can see what is happening ).
When I retrieve the field, the code used converts the Ole Object into a
structured storage. Using DocFile Viewer I can see the layout of the
structure storage and have surmised that one of the streams
'|Ole10Native' contains the data I need. However, besides the size of
the stream, the stream contains some additional header information such
as the name of the file. In fact the name of the file is included
Does anyone know how I can determine what this header information is? Is
there any reference I can use? I currently just use the MSDN library to
read up on Inside OLE and Structured Storage.
I compared two files and it looks like the header information is
If this is not the right newsgroup to post this into let me know. I've
decided not to post this question in several newsgroup so as not to