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conversion routines for objects

Hai All,

I have an object that get s data from R/3 field thats of the length 160. But BW has only 60 as maximum number. I believe BW loads fail if I make my BW object with length 60 and send data thats 160 characters long. Do I need to have a conversion routine for the object or at the data load level, I mean at the user exit?...how can I do that? I am getting some time numbers and sometimes alphanumeric data. Also does it matter if it is a generic extraction or db connect? Can I use the same kind of mechanism?

Any information pointers are appreciated and my id is visu_venkat@yahoo.com

Thank you.

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Hi Visu,

If you send 160 chars to be loaded into 60 chars, then it will take the first 60 chars of the data and dump the rest.

Hope this helps...

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