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  • Oracle error inserting simple table

    Hello,

    My environment:
    - Alpha Anywhere 12
    - Web component UX
    - Database connection Oracle 9i (9.2)

    I am trying to insert in a very simple table named USER_TABLE with columns ID (number) , USER_NAME (Varhcar2(100)), HASH (varchar2(32))
    I have connected the ID which is the primary key with a SEQUENCE in the UX binding.
    When I try to insert I get the error: 'ORA-01461: can bind a LONG value only for insert into a LONG column

    I appreciate any help
    Regards

  • #2
    Re: Oracle error inserting simple table

    Hello,

    Most people in these forms are using either MySQL or MsSQL. Looking at Google I found the answer to your error:
    http://www.dba-oracle.com/t_ora_0146...ong_column.htm

    Let us know how it came up.

    Regards,

    Doron
    The Farber Consulting Group, Inc.

    Main Web Site: http://www.dFarber.com
    MS SQL Blog: http://www.dfarber.com/computer-consulting-blog.aspx
    Convert Ms Access to Web
    Custom Software Development
    Alpha Five Development
    No Interest Loans Application

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    • #3
      Re: Oracle error inserting simple table

      Hi Doron,

      Unfortunately this is a misleading error.
      The problem has to do with the db support at alphasoftware libraries.
      When I change to oracle 11g2 and same client everything runs ok.
      But it is not the right solution for me since a lot of companies still have oracle 9i.

      Regards

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      • #4
        Re: Oracle error inserting simple table

        Hello Vangelis,

        I know that most small to medium size companies do not use Oracle. So not so sure why would use use Oracle from the first place. Try to report the above issue to Alpha.

        Regards,

        Doron
        The Farber Consulting Group, Inc.

        Main Web Site: http://www.dFarber.com
        MS SQL Blog: http://www.dfarber.com/computer-consulting-blog.aspx
        Convert Ms Access to Web
        Custom Software Development
        Alpha Five Development
        No Interest Loans Application

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        • #5
          Re: Oracle error inserting simple table

          Hi Vangelis,

          We would need to be able to recreate the error here in development at Alpha Software to answer the question definitively.

          Often an Oracle function does not accept long text values directly, but I don't see the insert statement being generated in your posts.

          Can you send us the create statements for your table and the component that is producing the error?

          Send as much information to help reproduce the error to a5v12bugs@alphasoftware.com.

          Thanks!

          Kurt

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          • #6
            Re: Oracle error inserting simple table

            Vangelis, were you able to solve the problem you were having ?
            I too am getting that error appearing: 'ORA-01461: can bind a LONG value only for insert into a LONG column' whenever I do an insert.
            I am currently trying to figure out how to see the sql command being sent to the database during the insert. I am using arguments within the sql string.

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            • #7
              Re: Oracle error inserting simple table

              Hi Robert,

              Yes, I solved it by installing Oracle 11g2. If you're trying to solve the problem in oracle 9i probably you will face more issues apart this.
              If you are already in 11g2 then the problem is somewhere in your sql command so give me more details to check it.

              Regards
              Vangelis

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