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ODBC Error for a parameters from a Stored Procedure

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I am using Crystal Reports 6.0 but I have also tested on 8.5.  I am running SQL Server 2000.  

I have a stored Procedure that has two varchar parameters (a date range).

I have a report trying to report on the results of this stored procedure.

Whenever I try to verify the database, it asks for the values of the parameters but when I put in the values that I used to test the Stored Procedure on SQL I get the following error

ODBC Error:  [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver]String data, right truncation

I have requirement to use the ODBC driver so I cannot use Crystal's SQL driver.

I am getting desperate.  HELP!!
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by:EYoung
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How about changing the two parms in the stored procedure from varchar to date.
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tried that still getting an error..
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by:Garfy
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Just a short note:  I am using NT4 and Crystal 8.5 is running on Win 2K.  I am positive it is an ODBC issue and I really need a workaround...  It only happens with Stored Procedures with parameters.
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dbirdman earned 100 total points
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Look at the below link, as it looks like it directly addresses your issue:

http://support.crystaldecisions.com/library/kbase/articles/c2003093.asp

Hope this helps.
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