string or binary data would be truncated.
Msg 8152, Level 16, State 14, Line 5
String or binary data would be truncated.
This error message appears when you try to insert a string with more characters than the column can maximal accommodate.
The T-SQL statement can be parsed, but causes the error at runtime.
Errors of the Severity Level 16 are generated by the user and are corrigible by the user. The statement cannot be executed this way. You must either shorten the string to be isnerted to widen the column.
All versions of SQL Server.
USE tempdb; IF OBJECT_ID(‘tempdb.#t’) > 0 DROP TABLE #t GO CREATE TABLE #t ( c1 CHAR ); INSERT INTO #t SELECT ‘abc’ GO