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1890139 - Setting the option "Convert SAP null to null" causes query to return Null values for every record in a dataset - SAP Data Services 4.1 SP1 Patch 4


  • Setting the option 'Convert SAP null to null' in SAP Data Services Designer causes the query to return all null and non-null values within a column as null.
  • If the first null value is replaced with a non-null, then records are correctly populated until the next null is encountered.



  • SAP Data Services 4.1 SP1 Patch 4 and lower patches
  • Supported versions of SAP application source 


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence, Edge edition 4.0, version with data integration ; SAP Data Services 4.1


BODS, Interpret_R3_Null_as_Null , KBA , EIM-DS-SAP , SAP Interfaces , Bug Filed

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