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2751547 - Length of MATN1 Characteristics increased from 18 to 40

Symptom

When an Infoobject with a MATN1 conversion exit is imported into a BW/4HANA system, the original length (usually 18) is automatically changed to 40.

An attempt to change this back fails with messages like:

Characteristic &1: The length has changed from 000040 to 000018
Master Data Table /BI?/P&1 contains data: Characteristic 0MATERIAL cannot be activated
SID Table /BI?/S&1contains data: Characteristic 0MATERIAL cannot be activated


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Environment

  • SAP BW/4HANA

Product

SAP BW/4HANA 1.0

Keywords

rsdchabas, matn1, length, domain, data element /BIC/O, /BI0/O, , KBA , BW4-ME-IOBJ , InfoObjects , BW4-ME-CTS , Change and Transport , BW4-DM-MD , Masterdata , Problem

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