Bug #89887 varbinary(4000) field is not imported in Excel
Submitted: 2 Mar 2018 12:57 Modified: 9 Mar 2018 8:09
Reporter: Jens Wilhelm Email Updates:
Status: Unsupported Impact on me:
Category:MySQL for Windows: MySQL for Excel Severity:S3 (Non-critical)
Version:1.3.7 OS:Windows (X86)
Assigned to: CPU Architecture:x86

[2 Mar 2018 12:57] Jens Wilhelm
I try to import a mysql remote-database to excel using MySql for Excel 1.3.7 X86 with Excel 2016. All fields are working fine, only a field with the field-type varbinary(4000) is not imported and cant be edited in the edit mode. The field simply stays emtpy. 

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[9 Mar 2018 8:09] Chiranjeevi Battula
Hello Jens Wilhelm,

Thank you for the bug report.
It is a known limitation of MySQL for Excel. 
Developer explains here with more details :

[22 May 2018 12:51] Chiranjeevi Battula
http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=90965 marked as duplicate of this one.