3994 Characters in a Progress DB 1000 character field

Another issue today printing a job traveler. Seems some how
extraneous bytes have been intoduced into the comment text field. The
comment text can not be modified using job entry. The MOM can not be
modified using Eng Workbench - howerver the operation can be deleted
and re-created to fix the issue going forward.

The strange bytes are on either side of a word which makes me wonder
if they might have used to be single or double quotes???

The bytes are EF BF BD (hex)

Has anyone heard - experienced this before?

Bernie.

--- In vantage@yahoogroups.com, <sarah.vareschi@...> wrote:
>
> We have over 1000 characters in the comment fields sometime
(usually on
> Sales Orders) and it is not a problem to edit or print them. Could
it
> be your change log that is the problem? I had a problem similar to
> yours once before in the SO and it was the change log that was the
> problem. We had made so many changes to those comments in the same
day
> and the change log was growing and growing saving all the comment
> iterations and then finally just couldn't anymore. I turned off the
> change log and it was fine. Then I turned it back on and the next
day
> it was a 'fresh' log and it was fine... don't know if this is your
> issue, but it reminded me of what had happened here that one time.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vantage@yahoogroups.com [mailto:vantage@yahoogroups.com] On
Behalf
> Of bw2868bond
> Sent: Friday, February 23, 2007 2:42 PM
> To: vantage@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [Vantage] 3994 Characters in a Progress DB 1000 character
field
>
> Looking for some help..
> Dealing with converted data. JobOper.CommentText field has 3994
> characters in it. Can not save changes to Job if Comment Text is
> altered in any way (even deleted) can not print job traveller which
is
> what brought issue to light.
>
> Is there a way around this to delete comment text so it can be re-
> entered keeping to the 1000 character limit?
>
>
>
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Looking for some help..
Dealing with converted data. JobOper.CommentText field has 3994
characters in it. Can not save changes to Job if Comment Text is
altered in any way (even deleted) can not print job traveller which is
what brought issue to light.

Is there a way around this to delete comment text so it can be re-
entered keeping to the 1000 character limit?
We have over 1000 characters in the comment fields sometime (usually on
Sales Orders) and it is not a problem to edit or print them. Could it
be your change log that is the problem? I had a problem similar to
yours once before in the SO and it was the change log that was the
problem. We had made so many changes to those comments in the same day
and the change log was growing and growing saving all the comment
iterations and then finally just couldn't anymore. I turned off the
change log and it was fine. Then I turned it back on and the next day
it was a 'fresh' log and it was fine... don't know if this is your
issue, but it reminded me of what had happened here that one time.


-----Original Message-----
From: vantage@yahoogroups.com [mailto:vantage@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
Of bw2868bond
Sent: Friday, February 23, 2007 2:42 PM
To: vantage@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Vantage] 3994 Characters in a Progress DB 1000 character field

Looking for some help..
Dealing with converted data. JobOper.CommentText field has 3994
characters in it. Can not save changes to Job if Comment Text is
altered in any way (even deleted) can not print job traveller which is
what brought issue to light.

Is there a way around this to delete comment text so it can be re-
entered keeping to the 1000 character limit?




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and Crystal Reports and other 'goodies', please goto:
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(2) To search through old msg's goto:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/vantage/messages
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