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olrac (MIS) (OP)
6 Mar 12 19:03

I am trying to pass a string parameter 15 characters long:

RCC.RGCC_Code = {?Cost_centre}.

The string I type in is 91.71.11520000 but I keep getting the error message database vendor code 102.
Any ideas?

I use Crystal Version 11.0
Turkbear (TechnicalUser)
7 Mar 12 0:16
Which database?

How is RCC.RGCC_Code defined in the table?


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olrac (MIS) (OP)
7 Mar 12 11:51
Hi Turkbear,

The data is from our scheduling application (kronos ) and data is in our data warehouse (MS SQL server).

The field is defined as char(24), not null.

I wrote the query in SQL (MS 2005 Management server) and placed it in Crystal.

I use other parameters (date, employee numbers...) and they have worked so far.

Turkbear (TechnicalUser)
8 Mar 12 0:29
This site:
sems to indicate a syntax error - try this in your SQL command:

RCC.RGCC_Code = "{?Cost_centre}"

Possibly the data is not being quoted as a string by Crystal when used in a command (your self-written SQL Query)


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lbass (TechnicalUser)
8 Mar 12 16:54
If this is in a command, it should be single quotes (as Turkbear will remember when I say this, but good catch, Turkbear...):

RCC.RGCC_Code = '{?Cost_centre}'

Turkbear (TechnicalUser)
10 Mar 12 18:15
Thanks LB, you are right as usual!!2thumbsup



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