Visual Basic: RDO Data Control

Visual Studio 6.0

AllowZeroLength Property (Remote Data)

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Returns a value that indicates whether a zero-length string ("") is a valid setting for the Value property of an rdoColumn object with a data type of rdTypeCHAR, rdTypeVARCHAR, or rdTypeLONGVARCHAR.



The object placeholder represents an object expression that evaluates to an object in the Applies To list.

Return Values

The AllowZeroLength property return values are:

Value Description
True A zero-length string is a valid value.
False A zero-length string isn't a valid value.


If AllowZeroLength is False for a column, you must use Null to represent "unknown" states you cannot use empty strings.