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Note 1680583 - Field names for tables and views with more than 16 char.

Header
Version / Date 6 / 2013-04-08
Priority Correction with low priority
Category Program error
Primary Component BC-DWB-DIC-ED Dictionary Maintenance
Secondary Components BC-DWB-DIC-AC Activation Prog., Conversion Prog., DB-Utility, MC, SPDD

Summary
Symptom

The names of fields in database tables and data views are restricted to 16 characters.

Other terms

Activation program, SE11

Reason and Prerequisites

As of Release SAP_BASIS 7.02 or Release SAP_BASIS 7.20, longer field names of up to 30 characters are allowed in the SAP standard system.

Solution

Import the Support Package specified for your release or implement the correction instructions from this SAP Note.

Affected Releases
Software Component Release From Release To Release And subsequent
SAP_BASIS70702702X
SAP_BASIS71720730X
SAP_BASIS731731731

Correction delivered in Support Package
Support Packages Release Package Name
SAP_BASIS702SAPKB70212
SAP_BASIS720SAPKB72008
SAP_BASIS730SAPKB73008
SAP_BASIS731SAPKB73101
SAP_BASIS731SAPKB73104

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