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The Blob Convert tool will take different data types and either convert them to a Binary Large Object (Blob) or take a Blob and convert it to a different data type.
Conversion mode: Choose the type of conversion to perform. Choices are Convert from a blob field or Convert to a blob field. Based on your selection, other options are available and listed out below.
Convert from a Blob field: Takes an incoming Blob and converts it to another data type.
Blob Field: Use the drop down list to select the data field that contains the Blob data to be converted.
Specify a data type to convert the Blob to. Choices are:
Blob is Text Encoded with a Code Page
Convert PNG, GIF or JPG Blob to Report Snippet: choosing this option will allow the Reporting Tools to recognize the incoming images as report snippets for building reports.
Convert to a Blob Field: Takes incoming data and converts it to a Blob.
String Field: Use the drop down list to select the data field that will be converted to a Blob.
Specify the type of data contained within the specified field. Choices are:
Field is Base64 encoded Binary Data
Field is HEX encoded Binary Data
Put Text Data into a Blob with Code Page
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