Subject RE: [IBO] Length of string fields in a IBOQuery
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> > I did a test with a field with the length of 70 -> varchar(70) in the
> > database and also 70 as the length, which an older IBO version used,
> when
> > I added that field to a query.
> >
> > With the build 9 I can type in 70 characters only, which is ok. I did it
> > with cyrillic characters to make sure it's unicode, what I type it.
> >
> > I then removed that field from the query and added it again. The new
> > length is 70*4=280. I can type in 280 characters now, but once I'm
> posting
> > the query, I get an error:
> >
> > arithmetic exception, numeric overflow, or string truncation
> >
> > So it looks as if the lengths should remain how they were / are in the
> > database.
> I'll take a closer look at things and see if I can spot the problem.

I found some areas that were problematic and have resolved them.

#1: It was using the byte length instead of character length for

#2: TIBOWideStringField was not a registered TField.

This will be fixed in the next release (build 11).

Jason LeRoy Wharton