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READTEXT statement [T-SQL]

Use this statement to read text and image values from the database, starting from a specified offset and reading a specified number of bytes.


READTEXT table-name.column-name
text-pointer offset size


READTEXT is used to read image and text values from the database. You cannot perform READTEXT operations on views.


SELECT permissions on the table.

Side effects


See also
Standards and compatibility