At 19:15 +0200 11/4/02, Egor Egorov wrote:
>Saturday, November 02, 2002, 5:11:43 PM, you wrote:
>P> I am kind of new to MySQL. I have ordered MySQL Cookbook but I still
>P> have a week before it arrives. In the meantime, I am looking for some
>P> basic help.
>P> I am looking to store the text/description for the purpose of retrieving
>P> it on the website. What would be the most appropriate way to store it?
>P> Text or long varchar (something like varchar(1000)?
>P> Which field supports full text search?
>P> Hob about if I want to store the description that is html formatted?
>P> Would that choice differ (TEXT/VARCHAR)?
>There is no long varchar in MySQL. You can find the maximum length for
>all column types here:
>Full-text search is supported on VARCHAR() and TEXT columns.
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