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ODBC Drivers error '80040e57' on SQL Insert

Posted on 2006-11-02
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I've seen this posted and answered, but it doesn't fix my issue.

Here is my code:

<%@LANGUAGE="VBSCRIPT" CODEPAGE="1252"%>

<%
Dim cnnC3DB
Set cnnC3DB = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
cnnC3DB.Open "Driver={SQL Server};" & _
           "Server=xxxxxxx;" & _
           "Database=xxxxxxx;" & _
           "Uid=xxxxxx;" & _
           "Pwd=xxxxxxx"

dim disk_number, classification, title, location, release_date, language, color_code, format
disk_number=request.form("disk_number")
classification=request.form("classification")
title=request.form("title")
location=request.form("location")
release_date=request.form("release_date")
language=request.form("language")
color_code=request.form("color_code")
format=request.form("format")

dim SQL
SQL = "INSERT INTO software (disk_num, classification, title, location, rel_date, lang, color_code, format) VALUES ('"&disk_number&"','"&classification&"','"&title&"','"&location&"','"&release_date&"','"&language&"','"&color_code&"','"&format&"')"

cnnC3DB.Execute(SQL)

cnnC3DB.Close
Set cnnC3DB = Nothing
Set disk_number = Nothing
%>

all datatypes are char, with plenty of space.  I have read that the cause is too many characters into too small of a field.  All fields except from primary key have nulls allowed.  I will get this error even if I submit without any data.  I have also tried with one character in each field.


any ideas?
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by:darrennelson
ID: 17862419
more info:

the full error is:

Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error '80040e57'

[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]String or binary data would be truncated.

/msdn2/input.asp, line 25

line 25:
cnnC3DB.Execute(SQL)
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by:Preece
ID: 17862440
Do this and look for a missing or extra quote:

response.write SQL

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by:Preece
ID: 17862456
Or, you may find that one of your fields is filled with a lot of spaces...

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by:Preece
ID: 17862470
If you have unneeded spaces in front or behind, you can trim each field:

disk_number=trim(request.form("disk_number"))
classification=trim(request.form("classification"))
title=trim(request.form("title"))
location=trim(request.form("location"))
release_date=trim(request.form("release_date"))
language=trim(request.form("language"))
color_code=trim(request.form("color_code"))
format=trim(request.form("format"))

Hope that helps,
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ID: 17862505
You said that your datatypes are char.  I would go with varchars, as it saves space in your db.  Also, I think that if you retrieve the string "test" from a char(10), for example, you'll get "test      ".  So you may be populating your fields with extra spaces without realizing it...

Also, you may want to limit the textbox sizes to match the defined field sizes in your db:

<input type=text maxlength=5>

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by:darrennelson
ID: 17868426
thanks Preece, all is working.  I actually implemented all suggestions at the same time, so I'm not sure which fixed it.  I am going to undo all changes, then redo one at a time for personal reference.

Thanks again
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