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Output issue after data source modification

Hi experts,

I modified a flat file datasource by reducing the number of fields used.

Now, when i load data to DSO, i have the value of a field showed with 20 char but before only 3 chars were showed, and also 3 chars are shown in the other environments.

I'm afraid of this output modification because we have some abap tests on this field. So what can i do to show the values as before.

Thanks.

Amine

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  • Posted on Sep 30, 2014 at 09:39 AM

    Hi,

    What are the source and target objects you used?

    is it direct mapping from flat file data source to DSO?

    at PSA how the data look like ?

    Thanks

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    • Hi,

      No ! Its not just a display issue .

      Basically what you need to understand about alpha conversion is that for example, if the length of Infoobject say CUSTOMER is 10, and you have an ALPHA conversion routine, a CUSTOMER value of 1 is stored as 0000000001, so is a CUSTOMER value of 0001, 001, and so on.

      Without the conversion routine, the system would treat CUSTOMER value = 1 and BW_CUST value = 0001 as two different customers.

      Regards.


  • Posted on Sep 30, 2014 at 12:35 PM

    Hi guys,

    i checked in debug mode, all the values are on 3 chars.

    I will let things as they are today.

    I will let you know if i face a problem in the future.

    Thanks to all.

    Amine

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