Data Type Property
The type of data that will be contained in the control.
Specify the type of data that will be contained in the control:
Since Text Area fields are often used in conjunction with database fields that contain large amounts of data such as MS Access Memo fields, the Data Type property is usually set to 'Memo' instead of 'Text' to accommodate the special requirements of dealing with large amounts of data.
Format property, DBFormat property
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