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2371955 - Special characters are showing as # (junk character) during data exchange


"Image/data in this KBA is from SAP internal systems, sample data, or demo systems. Any resemblance to real data is purely coincidental."

  • The information of BP/customer/product/material is showing as # after they are replicated to target system. The information contains special characters such as Chinese, Japanese or other lauguages in the source system.
  • The description of the product is empty in COMMPR01 after the material is downloaded from ECC to CRM.
  • Download the objects in R3AC1, R3AC3 or R3AC5. The related information in the target system are showing as #.



  • SAP Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP CRM
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP CRM, version for SAP HANA


SAP Customer Relationship Management all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP CRM all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP CRM, version for SAP HANA all versions


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