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Unable to refer to integer property in RDB



RDB-List to query an external sybase database. In the where clause of the SQL refers to an integer property.

The query works when the integer value is hardcoded, but when the property is referenced {.acct_id} which is integer, an error is thrown.

Error Messages

There was a problem getting a list: code: 257 SQLState: 42000 Message: Implicit conversion from datatype 'VARCHAR' to 'INT' is not allowed. Use the CONVERT function to run this query.

Steps to Reproduce

Run a simple select clause pointing to sybase db.

Root Cause

When the prepare statement is being process quotes are added around the property value resulting in the error.


Perform the following local-change:

Either one of these options can be used for an INTEGER database column


where TestInteger= {.TestInteger}


where TestInteger= {.TestInteger Integer}


where TestInteger= {ASIS:.TestInteger}

Published December 5, 2017 - Updated October 8, 2020

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