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2019986 - ImportFile function will return an error -1 to empty file


When you import an empty file using the ImportFile function, you will receive a wrong return value.
Empty file is a file size of 0 bytes.

Manual is written as follows for the return value.
However, ImportFile function returns -1.


PowerBuilder 12.5.2 > PowerScript Reference > PowerScript Functions



Long. Returns the number of rows that were imported if it succeeds and one of the following negative integers if an error occurs:

  • -1 No rows or startrow value supplied is greater than the number of rows in the file
  • -2 Empty file




  • SAP PowerBuilder 12 SP01
  • SAP PowerBuilder 12.5 SP02


SAP PowerBuilder 12.5


CR, 733968, DataWindow , KBA , BC-SYB-PB , PowerBuilder , Problem

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