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errror with HTML Memo and MySQL

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  • errror with HTML Memo and MySQL

    We're migrating from MS SQL to MySQL, and I've got a table column that went from a text data type in MS SQL to longtext in MySQL. An Alpha Five component is displaying this field in a grid with an HTML Memo format, and it worked fine pre-migration. It displays the data fine, opens the Detail View fine, and is able to successfully insert a record but on update it gives me an error: Fatal error running a5_ajax_grid(): Argument is incorrect data type on line 14 in 100070c:pl. A similarly non-helpful error is in Working Preview.

    Any ideas, or a bug, or need to change something in my settings?


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    Re: errror with HTML Memo and MySQL

    Don't have an answer, Chris. Sorry. But I am curious why you are going from SQL Server to MySQL?
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      Re: errror with HTML Memo and MySQL

      Eventually we're going to move past the free version of MS SQL in terms of data storage, so it's a good idea anyway. But it has also seemed like anytime we find other programs we want to interact with our database, MS SQL, in a typical MS-proprietary way, doesn't play nicely.

      It appears there are also more database administration tools available for reasonable (read: not MS-proprietary and often open-source) costs. Frankly, I'm still just getting my feet wet with MySQL, but my co-worker has a lot more recent experience with it and has continued to hit walls of frustration with basic MS SQL tools trying to do things that many MySQL tools allow, apparently quite easily.


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        Re: errror with HTML Memo and MySQL

        When I changed the Row refresh after edits property to FullPage instead of AutoSelect, it started working as expected. Hmm... at least it's working now...


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          Re: errror with HTML Memo and MySQL

          Aside from changing the row refresh, anyone have any additional insight into this? I'm running into it myself. Exciting!
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