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1965429 - Microsoft Excel query to Sybase ASE through ODBC returns a Data OverFlow error


Receiving Data Overflow error when trying to use a database query of Adaptive Server Enterprise to import data into MS Excel 2003.
The problem presents itself when selecting decimal fields with large precision with ODBC version 15.7 ESD#5




  • Windows platforms 32 bit and 64 bit.
  • ASE 15.7 ESD#4.1 AIX, Solaris, Linux
  • Software Developers Kit 15.7 (SDK) 32 bit
  • ODBC MDA Scripts
  • ODBC Driver 15.7 ESD#5
  • Version 15.7 SDK ODBC ESD#4 did not have the problem
  • Version 15.7 SDK ODBC ESD#5 has the problem


Sybase Software Developer Kit 15.7


KBA , BC-SYB-SDK , SDK , Problem

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