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1201081 - Cannot display a numeric value greater than 15 digits


  • In SAP BusinessObjects (as well as many other applications) there appears to be a limit of 15 digits that can be displayed.
  • Digits after the 15th position will be returned as '0'  i.e: 12345678901234567890 will be displayed 12345678901234500000.
  • Result of a calculation can be incorrect when working with more than 15 digits.



  • BusinessObjects Enterprise XI
  • BusinessObjects Enterprise XI Release 2
  • BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.0
  • BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.x


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform R2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


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