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I am trying to send a long insert string into an sql table and whenever a field is sent with too many characters the form gets an error thrown with this error.
 [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]String or binary data would be truncated.
Is there a way to set it up that it just cuts off the long field instead of throwing an error?
MM_editConnection = MM_TowerConn2_STRING
  MM_editTable = "dbo.RebbetzinOnlineApps"
  MM_editRedirectUrl = "thanks.html"
  MM_fieldsStr  = "Title|value|Lastname|value|FirstName|value|Address|value|Apt|value|City|value|State|value|Zip|value|email|value|phone|value|Phone2|value|Cell|value|gender|value|height|value|DOB|value|JewByBirth|value|BeisDinInfo|value|ObservantSince|value|FrumFromBirth|value|ReligiousStyle|value|ReligiousStyleOther|value|Kohein|value|HebrewSchool|value|ElementaryYeshiva|value|YeshivaHighSchool|value|PostHighSchoolYeshiva|value|College|value|LearningFullTime|value|LearningPartTime|value|AttendingCollege|value|AttendingSeminary|value|Working|value|SeekingEmployment|value|YeshivaAttended|value|FuturePreference|value|AboutYou|value|MotherName|value|FatherName|value|GaurdianResidence|value|FamilyOrigin|value|FamilyOther|value|Reference1Name|value|Reference1City|value|Reference1Number|value|Reference2Name|value|Reference2City|value|Reference2Number|value|RabbiConnection1Name|value|RabbiConnection1State|value|RabbiConnection1Number|value|RabbiConnection2Name|value|RabbiConnection2State|value|RabbiConnection2Number|value|RabbiConnection3Name|value|RabbiConnection3State|value|RabbiConnection3Number|value|ContactPersonName|value|ContactPersonState|value|ContactPersonNumber|value|RefferedBy|value|ReferredByOther|value|BirthplaceSelf|value|BirthplaceParents|value|ParentsBT|value"
  MM_columnsStr = "Title|',none,''|LastName|',none,''|FirstName|',none,''|Address|',none,''|Apt|',none,''|City|',none,''|State|',none,''|Zip|',none,''|Email|',none,''|Phone|',none,''|Phone2|',none,''|Cell|',none,''|Gender|',none,''|Height|none,none,NULL|DOB|',none,NULL|JewByBirth|none,none,NULL|BeisDinInfo|',none,''|ObservantSince|none,none,NULL|FrumFromBirth|none,1,0|ReligiousStyle|none,none,NULL|ReligiousStyleOther|',none,''|Kohein|none,none,NULL|HebrewSchool|none,1,0|ElementaryYeshiva|none,1,0|YeshivaHighSchool|none,1,0|PostHighSchoolYeshiva|none,1,0|College|none,1,0|LearningFullTime|none,1,0|LearningPartTime|none,1,0|AttendingCollege|none,1,0|AttendingSeminary|none,1,0|Working|none,1,0|SeekingEmployment|none,1,0|YeshivaAttended|',none,''|FuturePreference|none,none,NULL|AboutYou|',none,''|MotherName|',none,''|FatherName|',none,''|GaurdianResidence|',none,''|FamilyOrigin|',none,''|FamilyOther|',none,''|Reference1Name|',none,''|Reference1City|',none,''|Reference1Number|',none,''|Reference2Name|',none,''|Reference2City|',none,''|Reference2Number|',none,''|RabbiConnection1Name|',none,''|RabbiConnection1State|',none,''|RabbiConnection1Number|',none,''|RabbiConnection2Name|',none,''|RabbiConnection2State|',none,''|RabbiConnection2Number|',none,''|RabbiConnection3Name|',none,''|RabbiConnection3State|',none,''|RabbiConnection3Number|',none,''|ContactPersonName|',none,''|ContactPersonState|',none,''|ContactPersonNumber|',none,''|ReferredBy|',none,''|ReferredByOther|',none,''|BirthplaceSelf|',none,''|BirthplaceParents|',none,''|ParentsBT|none,1,0"
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  MM_editQuery = "insert into " & MM_editTable & " (" & MM_tableValues & ") values (" & MM_dbValues & ")"
    Set MM_editCmd = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Command")
    MM_editCmd.ActiveConnection = MM_editConnection
    MM_editCmd.CommandText = MM_editQuery
    MM_editCmd.Execute
    MM_editCmd.ActiveConnection.Close

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>>Is there a way to set it up that it just cuts off the long field instead of throwing an error?

you can try set the form elements size to maximum allowed.
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by:Ryan Chong
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or lengthen the size of the char field in your table.
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If I do something like "SET ANSI_WARNINGS OFF" help the situation.
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but i guess "SET ANSI_WARNINGS OFF" will returns no error, but will still truncated your string to store into database.
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by:Sharath
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No, you need to send the maximum allowed characters to database or you can set alter the column length in the database to maxmimum or more as suggested by ryancys.
If you dn't have control on the number of characters from your front end, you can alter your column length in the databse.
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You could simply tructate the value being inserted as follows

Left(MM_dbValues,150)

This takes the first 150 characters only.

Kind regards

A.
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