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2183594 - Syntax error: "At the write position, you cannot use offset and length specifications with fields of type "STRING" or "XSTRING"

Symptom

After upgrading BW to 7.40 the Generated program (GP*)results in a syntax error:

At the write position, you cannot use offset and length specifications with fields of type "STRING" or "XSTRING".

or

Offsets and lengths cannot be specified with fields of type "STRING" or "XSTRING" in writer positions.


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Environment

  • SAP NetWeaver 7.4

Product

SAP NetWeaver 2004 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 3 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0

Keywords

Business Warehouse, BW, 3.5, 7.01, 7.02, 7.03, 7.31 Generated program, transformation, syntax error, STRING, XSTRING , SGEN , KBA , BW-WHM-DST-TRF , Transformation , Problem

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