troubleshooting Question

Type Conversion Failure on Import from CSV

Avatar of Davisro
DavisroFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft Access
10 Comments1 Solution553 ViewsLast Modified:
When importing a CSV file into Access, I received a type conversion error on a number field with 10digits. Access assigned Long Integer to the field but the data did not import. I read here
that going to the Advanced tab and changing the Code Page from OEM United States to Western European (Windows) would solve the problem and it did. Does anyone understand why?
Mark Edwards
Chief Technology Officer

Our community of experts have been thoroughly vetted for their expertise and industry experience.

Join our community to see this answer!
Unlock 1 Answer and 10 Comments.
Start Free Trial
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 10 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros