am trying to retrieve the contents of a binary field in a record set. Am actually using ADO to query an ldap server and one of the fields i need is in binary format. When i try to use the getchunk method of ADO i get the following error;<BR><BR>ADODB.Field error &#039;800a0c93&#039; <BR><BR>Operation is not allowed in this context<BR><BR>this my exact syntax<BR><BR>ucvalue = rs.fields("binaryformattedfield").GetChunk(35000)< BR><BR>if i just use <BR>rs.fields("binaryformattedfield").value<BR>not hing is returned....<BR><BR>what am i doing wrong...anyone????<BR>or how should i be doing this??<BR><BR>thx!<BR>