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Jun 30, 2005 at 09:15 AM

"API_SEMBPS_GETDATA" and Decimal Notation



During the upload of transaction data, we use the function module "API_SEMBPS_GETDATA" to get some reference data. Unfortunately, this function module applies the decimal notation from the user record before returning the data, rather than using SAP's internal format. This leads to short-dumps in the upload process if the user who is executing the upload uses a comma as the decimal separator (which is not unusual in The Netherlands).

So my questions are:

1. Is it intentional that the setting from the user record is applied or could this be a bug?

2. Is there a way of circumventing this, other than using the ABAP statement "translate ',.'" each time we read BPS data?

Kind regards,

Sascha Zevenhuizen

Message was edited by: Sascha Zevenhuizen