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3231995 - How to change column type from (var)char/(var)binary to text/image

Symptom

If you need to extend the size of a column beyond the size of a database page then you need to use the TEXT and IMAGE datatypes but you cannot use a simple ALTER TABLE MODIFY <column> to do this.


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Environment

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 Cluster Edition ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 Cluster Edition

Keywords

Sybase, ASEServer, SAPASE, dataserver, char, varchar, binary, varbinary , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-SYB-ASE-CE , ASE Cluster Edition (Standalone) , Bug Filed

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