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"ORA-12899: value too large for column" when Loading Data from a Source Fixed Format TEXT File to a Database Table and Data Includes Accented Characters (Doc ID 2903006.1)

Last updated on MARCH 10, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator on Marketplace - Version to
Oracle Data Integrator - Version to [Release 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Using Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), a mapping that is loading data from a fixed format TEXT source file to a Database table fails if any any of the values have diacritic characters (special and accented characters such as é, â, ç, ö, ň, etc. ).

The following error message is seen:


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