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Increasing the field length of string data causes the field type VARCHAR2 to change to NVARCHAR2 when the DBTUNE parameter UNICODE_STRING is set to FALSE.

Last Published: November 23, 2017 ArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase
Bug ID Number BUG-000087433
SubmittedMay 5, 2015
Last ModifiedOctober 14, 2021
Applies toArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase
Version found10.2.2
Version Fixed2.1


1. Add a new field to the feature class at the desired length. 2. Calculate the new field with the original field using the Field Calculator. 3. Delete the original field. 4. Rename the new field.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000087433


  • ArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase

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