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2426276 - CHAR() source columns containing spaces are output to VARCHAR() as Blank - Data Services

Symptom

  • Space filled CHAR() columns output to VARCHAR() columns do not retain the spaces
  • CHAR() columns containing only spaces are ouput as BLANK when converting to VARCHAR()
  • <BLANK> value displays in Designer rather than the output column having spaces
  • VARCHAR() to VARCHAR() retains spaces as expected

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Environment

SAP Data Services

Product

SAP Data Services all versions

Keywords

BODS, DS , KBA , EIM-DS-EXE , Data Services Job Execution , EIM-DS , Data Services (Use Subcomponent) , Problem

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