Invalid Character Value For Cast Specification

Dear All,

I am using the backend SQLServer with Powerbuilder, I write a stored procedure and tried to create a datawindow to use that procedure but failed, it returns error code 22005 -Invalid Character value for cast specification. I tried to change any setting in ODBC but still failed.

Is anyone can give help? Thanks in advance.

Terrence.

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Invalid Character Value For Cast Specification

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9.0
33
1 SQLCHAR 0 41 " " 1 TP_LOGID_PK ""
2 SQLCHAR 0 41 " " 2 TP_LOG_ID ""
3 SQLCHAR 0 20 " " 3 PROCESS_TYPE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS
4 SQLCHAR 0 20 " " 4 SEVERITY_CODE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS
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6 SQLCHAR 0 41 " " 6 TP_PARTNER_ID ""
7 SQLCHAR 0 41 " " 7 TP_CUSTOMER_ID ""
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9 SQLCHAR 0 255 " " 9 PROCESS_REF_ID SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS
10 SQLCHAR 0 255 " " 10 PROCESS_NAME SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS
11 SQLCHAR 0 24 " " 11 PROCESS_ARGUMENT_1 ""
12 SQLCHAR 0 24 " " 12 PROCESS_ARGUMENT_2 ""
13 SQLCHAR 0 24 " " 13 PROCESS_ARGUMENT_3 ""
14 SQLCHAR 0 24 " " 14 PROCESS_ARGUMENT_4 ""
15 SQLCHAR 0 41 " " 15 PROCESS_ARGUMENT_5 ""
16 SQLCHAR 0 41 " " 16 PROCESS_ARGUMENT_6 ""
17 SQLCHAR 0 41 " " 17 PROCESS_ARGUMENT_7 ""
18 SQLCHAR 0 41 " " 18 PROCESS_ARGUMENT_8 ""
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20 SQLCHAR 0 500 " " 20 PROCESS_ARGUMENT_10 SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS
21 SQLCHAR 0 500 " " 21 PROCESS_ARGUMENT_11 SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS
22 SQLCHAR 0 500 " " 22 PROCESS_ARGUMENT_12 SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS
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24 SQLCHAR 0 24 " " 24 USER2 ""
25 SQLCHAR 0 255 " " 25 USER3 SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS
26 SQLCHAR 0 255 " " 26 USER4 SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS
27 SQLCHAR 0 255 " " 27 USER5 SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS
28 SQLCHAR 0 32 " " 28 CREATED_BY SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS
29 SQLCHAR 0 24 " " 29 CREATED_DATE ""
30 SQLCHAR 0 32 " " 30 CREATED_PROCESS SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS
31 SQLCHAR 0 32 " " 31 MODIFIED_BY SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS
32 SQLCHAR 0 24 " " 32 MODIFIED_DATE ""
33 SQLCHAR 0 32 "
" 33 MODIFIED_PROCESS SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS


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[TP_LOG_ID] [numeric](18, 0) NOT NULL,
[PROCESS_TYPE] [varchar](20) NOT NULL DEFAULT (),
[SEVERITY_CODE] [varchar](20) NOT NULL DEFAULT ('0'),
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[TP_PARTNER_ID] [numeric](18, 0) NULL,
[TP_CUSTOMER_ID] [numeric](18, 0) NULL,
[DESCRIPTION] [varchar](500) NULL,
[PROCESS_REF_ID] [varchar](255) NULL,
[PROCESS_NAME] [varchar](255) NULL,
[PROCESS_ARGUMENT_1] [datetime] NULL,
[PROCESS_ARGUMENT_2] [datetime] NULL,
[PROCESS_ARGUMENT_3] [datetime] NULL,
[PROCESS_ARGUMENT_4] [datetime] NULL,
[PROCESS_ARGUMENT_5] [numeric](18, 0) NULL,
[PROCESS_ARGUMENT_6] [numeric](18, 0) NULL,
[PROCESS_ARGUMENT_7] [numeric](18, 0) NULL,
[PROCESS_ARGUMENT_8] [numeric](18, 0) NULL,
[PROCESS_ARGUMENT_9] [varchar](500) NULL,
[PROCESS_ARGUMENT_10] [varchar](500) NULL,
[PROCESS_ARGUMENT_11] [varchar](500) NULL,
[PROCESS_ARGUMENT_12] [varchar](500) NULL,
[USER1] [numeric](18, 0) NULL,
[USER2] [datetime] NULL,
[USER3] [varchar](255) NULL,
[USER4] [varchar](255) NULL,
[USER5] [varchar](255) NULL,
[CREATED_BY] [varchar](32) NULL,
[CREATED_DATE] [datetime] NULL,
[CREATED_PROCESS] [varchar](32) NULL,
[MODIFIED_BY] [varchar](32) NULL,
[MODIFIED_DATE] [datetime] NULL,
[MODIFIED_PROCESS] [varchar](32) NULL,
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)WITH (PAD_INDEX = OFF, STATISTICS_NORECOMPUTE = OFF, IGNORE_DUP_KEY = OFF, ALLOW_ROW_LOCKS = ON, ALLOW_PAGE_LOCKS = ON) ON [PRIMARY]
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I'm trying to build a SS 2005 db from a Sqlbase database and I have coded a program to bring over the data and insert. The problem I'm having is that on some of the tables, I'm getting an "Invalid character value for cast specification" error on an insert. I've found the offending row and discovered that it's an integer that is null in the source table.
 
The weirdness is, that in SqlServer, it is defined as an "int" column that can be null. I can insert the row through both Management console (connected natively) and through a sql utility from Sqlbase/Gupta (called sqltalk) connected thru ODBC. The problem is when I try the insert through OLEDB within the application, that's when I get the error. I changed the value from null to zero in the source table then it works. I think there must be a "set **** on" on the connection that I'm missing if I can enter the SAME data using Management console but I'm not sure what that is. I don't want to have to find ALL occurences of null integers in my entire database just to insert it into SqlServer.
 
Has anyone else had this problem??
 
 

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