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Resolve "MapInfo Pro could not convert data. Unable to update table" error message

Issue

You receive the error message "Could not convert data."

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Cause

This error message typically appears when there is a mismatch in the column type to be updated. 

For example, when trying to use the append rows to table functionality.

Resolution

UPDATED: July 20, 2017


Make sure the columns have same data type\column width.

If error message is derived from using MapBasic script, you can locate the problem by looking at the line number mentioned in the error message.
 

Environment Details

Products affected: MapInfo Professional®, MapInfo Pro™

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