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2872190 - An exception with the type CX_SY_FILE_OPEN_MODE while accessing data from a Flat File


While executing a load or previewing the data from a flat file in BW the following exception occurs:

An exception with the type CX_SY_FILE_OPEN_MODE
was raised, but was not handled locally or
declared in a RAISING clause.



  • BW, Business Warehouse
  • BW/4 HANA 


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


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