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Hi guys,
 
I want to retrieve array of bytes data from database and receive it in byte array like this:
 
Dim _MemoryStream As New System.IO.MemoryStream()
Dim _BinaryFormatter As New System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.BinaryFormatter()
_BinaryFormatter.Serialize(_MemoryStream, ourCommand.ExecuteScalar())
 
UserPasswordKey = _MemoryStream.ToArray()

 
but it give me error for this line of code:
 
_BinaryFormatter.Serialize(_MemoryStream, ourCommand.ExecuteScalar())
 
I try at first to do like that:
 
Dim UserPasswordKey As Byte() = ourCommand.ExecuteScalar()
 
but i must convert ExecuteScalar from object to byte() firstly
 
???
Posted 18-Dec-12 11:55am

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Solution 1

If it IS a byte array, cast it. If it's not, what is it ? An object is not anything.
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