Blob

Not available in the Web Demonstration Version.

A blob encodes general datasets into text, so they can be stored where text is stored.

Genogram-Maker Millennium stores two data types as blobs: Tags, and entire genograms.

If you look in a genogram file, you will see what appears to be a gibberish of random textual characters. But it's actually an encoded genogram!

We had two reasons for doing this:

If you work with genogram files, this doesn't make any difference to you.

But if you wish to store genograms as a part of patient records in a text-based system, then blobs are the solution.

To get a sense of what is involved, perform the following experiment: