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Former Member
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regarding LSMW:

IN step specify files...........

When i give the path of flat file and try to save it .I am getting an error as"File name 'Converted Data':Max 45 Characters. remaining data saved".

Can anyone help me with this error.Why am I getting this error and actions hav to be taken.


Active Contributor
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the length of the path including the file name should be less than 45 characters. make the string shorter.

Regards, Murugesh AS

Former Member
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Hi.. just need to trim the string which contains file name shorter..

Similar problem I faced....i guess above solution will work..



Former Member
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In 7 steps your file and .lsmw.conv is generated so short then name of .conv extension file name so your problem will solve.

Rewards points if it is useful.

Former Member
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In the options IMPORT DATA and CONVERT DATA decrease the path(It will accept only 45 characters)

Former Member
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i also face this type of problem before so please make other file & copy data from previous file to new created file & change file name give its name in 3 later max..after that run your lsmw again.

I hope error is not generated again.

Reward if helpful.