[thelist] Getting around the 225 character limitation in MS Access

Jason Handby jason.handby at corestar.co.uk
Mon Oct 8 08:12:58 CDT 2007

> Hi,
> I have a small  asp driven non-profit website that has one 
> section that I set up so the content can be updated via a 
> webform.  It is small maybe using 10 entries tops with 3 or 4 
> fields per entry. 
> I have used SQL server, however, I would like to change to MS 
> Access as it would cut the webhost cost significantly, the 
> reason I haven't used Access it the past is the 225 character 
> limitation. 
> Does anyone know of a way to get around the 225 character 
> limitation in Access? 
> I am mostly a front end developer who knows enough .asp to 
> set up a very simple database structure and use server side 
> includes.  I can also integrate cold fusion and .jsp code 
> into html, however, I couldn't set up a database structure 
> using these.

Use a Memo field instead of a Text field?


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