Counter Formula Text Exceeds Limit (Doc ID 2227737.1)

Last updated on APRIL 26, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Installed Base - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 version, Support Codes

When attempting to create counter with formula text more than VARCHAR2(1996) length
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character string buffer too small
in Package CSI_COUNTER_PVT Procedure CREATE_COUNTER


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Created counter with formula_text exceeding 1996 characters.
2. Save the counter
3. Error displayed

Cause

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