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2922763 - MATNR: CONVERSION_EXIT_MATN1_INPUT returns error BMG 140


You're extracting material numbers (whose length is > CHAR 18 and <= CHAR 40) from your SAP S/4HANA system into a SAP BW or SAP BW/4HANA system, the conversion of MATN1 returns the following error:

The material number is longer than the length set

, with error message BMG 140.

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  • SAP BW system
  • SAP BW4HANA system
  • SAP S/4HANA system


SAP BW/4HANA all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions


BMG140, BMG142, BMG 142, RSDMD 194 , KBA , BW-BCT-MM-BW , BW only - MM Content im BW System , BW-WHM-DBA-IOBJ , InfoObjects , How To

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