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FIX: Upsizing to SQL 7.0 with Currency Type Fails

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When upsizing a table containing a currency field to SQL Server 7.0, it could return the error:
Connectivity error: [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]Implicit conversion from data type char to money is not allowed. Use the CONVERT function to run this query.

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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

This bug was corrected in Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 3.

For more information about Visual Studio service packs, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

194022� INFO: Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs, What, Where, Why

194295� HOWTO: Tell That Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs Are Installed

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Steps to Reproduce Behavior

  1. Upsize a table that contains a currency field.
  2. Once upsizing is complete, a project created by the Upsizing process appears.
  3. Run the reports in the project and look for the error listed in the SYMPTOMS section above.

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Keywords: KB221750, kbwizard, kbvs600sp3fix, kbfix, kbdatabase, kbbug

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Article Info
Article ID : 221750
Revision : 3
Created on : 10/15/2003
Published on : 10/15/2003
Exists online : False
Views : 321