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Namespace: WIN_COM_API
I am writing a VF application that communicates with MS Solomon. When passing Paramaters to Solomon Object(VB)an Ole error is returned.

(0x80020008) (-2147352568) Bad variable type

Cause: The datatype of a PL/SQL value passed as a method parameter did not match the Microsoft Visual Basic data type of the method parameter, or a NULL value was passed as a method parameter.

Action: Ensure that any local variables used as method parameters are of the appropriate datatype and are set to a value other than NULL.

MSDN states the following about VB strings:
String variables are stored as sequences of unsigned 16-bit (2-byte) numbers ranging in value from 0 through 65535. Each number represents a single Unicode character. A string can contain up to approximately 2 billion (2 ^ 31) Unicode characters.

I think that this may be my problem. Has anyone gotten the error, and do you know how I might get around it?
If it's expecting a Unicode string, then STRCONV( cExp, 5) will do it for you. Failing that, post code that reproduces the problem.-- Steven Black
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( Topic last updated: 2002.10.07 09:25:39 PM )