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Truncated Data From Sql View

Discussion in 'DataServers and ODBC' started by Dan Packer, Aug 28, 2017.

  1. Dan Packer

    Dan Packer New Member

    I'm trying to query from a SQL view and am getting strange results in my application. If read the length of a field - DISPLAY LENGTH(contactName) I'll get a result that makes sense - like 24 characters. However, when I attempt to display the field itself, I get only the first character.

    A Display statement yields an error - "FILL-IN contactName will not fit in frame in program". If I display a substring, export to a file, view the field as an alert-box, or any other way to see the data, all I see is the first character.

    Does anyone have any suggestions on how I can troubleshoot and resolve this?

    Much appreciated!

    -Dan
     
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  3. Cringer

    Cringer ProgressTalk.com Moderator Staff Member

    What is the definition of contactName? Get the full details from a df.
     

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