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ADM2 - Data being truncated in calculated field (SDO)

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TitleADM2 - Data being truncated in calculated field (SDO)
URL Nameadm2-data-being-truncated-in-calculated-field-sdo
Article Number000181312
EnvironmentProduct: Progress
Version: 9.x
Product: OpenEdge
Version: All Supported Versions
OS: Windows
Question/Problem Description

When choosing a field to be displayed on a SmartDataViewer from the fields available in an SDO, if the SDO field is a calculated field it loses formatting and the data appears truncated on the viewer.
 
Steps to Reproduce- Create a calculated field in SDO which simply returns the value from a field in a table
- Add the calculated field to a SmartDataViewer (SDV)
Note that the field is displayed as a FILL-IN instead of an EDITOR
Clarifying Information

The field in question has a VIEW-AS phrase assigned to it via the Data Dictionary.
 
Error Message
Defect/Enhancement Number
Cause

The VIEW-AS doesn't get inherited by calculated fields.
 
Resolution

Link the calculated field to an editor widget on the viewer.

For example:
  • From the palette drop an editor widget on the viewer and resize/relocate it as necessary
  • Click on the new EDITOR widget and select the properties button on the AppBuilder window (below)
In PDS:
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In external AppBuilder:
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  • Click the Database Field button
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  • Select the Calculated field and click ok until back in design mode
Workaround
Notes
Last Modified Date4/6/2017 12:25 AM
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