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editing linked (odbc) MySQL varchar field truncates text to one character

Question asked by andrew.nield on Jan 22, 2014
Latest reply on Jan 27, 2014 by TSGal

Summary

editing linked (odbc) MySQL varchar field truncates text to one character

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

11

Operating system version

OSX 10.9.1

Description of the issue

External table linked by ODBC to MySQL

Inserting or editing a text field, the text is truncated to one character.

Steps to reproduce the problem

create a table in MySQL database with a varchar field
link to the table from Filemaker
insert or edit a text value

Expected result

the value is what was enetered

Actual result

the text is truncated and the field contains only the first character

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

N/A

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