SAP Knowledge Base Article - Preview

1527622 - SAP table with STRING or RAW data type has errors importing or running in an ABAP dataflow


  • An SAP Applications Datastore table has a field with a STRING or RAW data type
  • Error when importing table is: "Parser detected an unknown data type".
  • Error when running batch job with ABAP dataflow is similar to "ABAP program <program_name> syntax error: <"table_name" must be a flat structure. You canno>"



  • Data Services 4.1
  • Data Services 4.2


SAP Data Services 4.1 ; SAP Data Services 4.2


BODS, BODI, DSXI, DS XI, DS, DIXI, DI XI, DI, Edge, R/3, unsupported, datatype, column , KBA , EIM-DI , Data Integrator, Composer , EIM-DS , Data Services , Problem

About this page

This is a preview of a SAP Knowledge Base Article. Click more to access the full version on SAP for Me (Login required).

Search for additional results

Visit SAP Support Portal's SAP Notes and KBA Search.