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2188259 - datawindow error "Character or binary data returned from Adaptive Server has been truncated" on migrated application – SAP PB


Migrated SAP Powerbuilder applications may present the following error when running datawindows against SAP ASE:

Character or binary data returned from Adaptive Server has been truncated. The client application does not support more than 255 bytes of data as a result column or output parameter.



  • SAP PowerBuilder (PB) 12.5 or 12.6
  • PowerBuilder SYC native interface
  • SAP ASE 15.5 or above
  • SDK for SAP ASE 15.5 or above
  • Windows 32 or 64 bits 


SAP PowerBuilder 12.5 ; SAP PowerBuilder 12.6


char(255), char(2048), pagesize, datatype, limit, size , KBA , BC-SYB-PB , PowerBuilder , Problem

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