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

Products affected: MapInfo Professional®, MapInfo Pro™


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

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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.


UPDATED: December 3, 2019
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.