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1527622 - SAP table with STRING or RAW data type has errors importing or running in an ABAP dataflow


  • An SAP Applications Datastore table has a field with a STRING or RAW data type
  • Error when importing table is: "Parser detected an unknown data type".
  • Error when running batch job with ABAP dataflow is similar to "ABAP program <program_name> syntax error: <"table_name" must be a flat structure. You canno>"



  • Data Services 4.1
  • Data Services 4.2


SAP Data Services 4.1 ; SAP Data Services 4.2


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