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1959676 - Object name truncated in DDL when generate database - SAP PowerDesigner


  • When generating DDL for a DB2 Physical Data Model, object names such as columns, constraints, indexes, etc. are truncated.
  • For example, column name INDICATOR_RPT_CATEGORY_DISPLAY_TEXT (35 chars) is truncated to INDICATOR_RPT_CATEGORY_DISPLAY (30 chars).



  • SAP Sybase PowerDesigner 15.3
  • SAP PowerDesigner 16.x and greater
  • Sybase PowerAMC 16.x and greater


SAP PowerDesigner all versions


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