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2735381 - Data type is incompatible with data: 'You cannot convert VarChar into Date.'error in Crystal Reports for Enterprise

Symptom

  • Crystal Reports for Enterprise is crashing
  • "You cannot convert VarChar into Date" error in the log when using "CAST ... as Date" function in Universe  
  • Error: Data type is incompatible with data: 'You cannot convert VarChar into Date.'. Please contact the maintainer of the data source to solve the problem.


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Environment

  • SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise 4.2
  • BI BusinessObjects Business intelligence Platform 4.2
  • SQL Server 2012
  • ODBC

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2

Keywords

failure, date conversion, com.crystaldecisions.reports.common.DataSourceException , KBA , BI-RA-CRE , Crystal Reports for Enterprise , Problem

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