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Old March 21st, 2006, 02:56 AM
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Default String or binary data would be truncated

I dont have my extact code on this machine, but this is the situation... I am trying to add a string to a SQL database table that looks like this "14%,77.5,3.5,3.9,4.9, 19%, 17%, 19.5,..." and it goes on a few more digits separated by commas.

The field it is going in to is set as 'char' type and I set it as high as 200 for maxlength. I still get the error message "String or binary data would be truncated" when I try to update the field with the data above.

 
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This means that your string is excceding 200 characters you will either A) Have to convert your datatype to varchar or nvarchar or B)Decrease the size of your string.

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