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1806119 - Empty date field in SQL server displayed as 1/1/1970 with OLEDB connection when a custom date format is applied


Empty date fields in the SQL Server 2008 database display as 1/1/1970 in the preview of web intelligence reports. When the query is run the data is displayed correctly as blank for the empty date field. This happens only when an OLEDB connection is created with SQL server database.



  • SAP Business Objects BI 4.0 SP05
  • SQL Server 2008 R2


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0


Empty date,SQL server,OLEDB,Custom date,webi,preview, 1/1/1970, SP07, SP10, SP03, ADAPT01677288, ADAPT01677289, ADAPT01694815, ADAPT01716542 , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , Bug Filed

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