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Error message 'The server threw an exception ... Debug Assertion Failed!' due to invalid characters inside system



In Controller, user clicks on 'Reports - Run', select a report, parameters and click on preview. They receive an error. If they try to close this error, then another message appears.


Initial Error
Microsoft Visual C++ Debug Library
Debug Assertion Failed!
Abort Retry Ignore

Press Abort:
Standard Error
Number: -2147417851
Source: VisualBasic
Description: The server threw an exception. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80010105(RPC_E_SERVERFAULT))


Old 'dim 1' code was used in the row definition. This 'dim1' code contained invalid alphanumeric characters.

Examples for invalid characters include: ä, ö, ü, å, é, è, à.

TIP: For more examples of problems if you use non-standard alphanumeric characters, see the separate IBM Technotes which are linked at the end of this IBM Technote.

Resolving The Problem

Modify the characters in the dim1 code to be standard alphanumeric (a-z).

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018