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Storing picture and text file in Oracle table

How will I store a picture and a text file in an Oracle table, and how are they displayed in the select command?

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To store data in the database see my PL/SQL expert advice titled Storing image file in table, July 31, 2006.

To display the image, you cannot use SQL*Plus. You have to use an interface like Oracle Forms, Oracle Reports, Oracle Portal or some other kind of Web-based interface.

This was first published in August 2006

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