Re: Help: Java database manipulation using NetBeans

tobleron <>
Tue, 23 Sep 2008 05:25:23 -0700 (PDT)
On Sep 23, 1:08 am, "John B. Matthews" <nos...@nospam.invalid> wrote:

In article

 tobleron <> wrote:

I fix[ed] the classpath, and it seems [to be] OK for the DB


But when the data [is] sent to the DB, [NetBeans] respond[s] with this
error message:

com.mysql.jdbc.MysqlDataTruncation: Data truncation: Data too long for
column 'terminalid' at row 1

The "terminalid" was varchar(10), and the data to be written [is]
"ECG-2", which is less than 10 character. Why [does it show the] error
message "data too long"?

Either terminalid isn't varchar(10) or the inserted string is longer
than you think. I can reproduce your error with the following table:

mysql> show columns from tobleron;
| Field | Type | Null | Key | Default | Extra |
| terminalid | varchar(10) | YES | | NULL | =



and the following SQL statement:

"insert into tobleron(terminalid) values ('ECG-2.12345')"

com.mysql.jdbc.MysqlDataTruncation: Data truncation: Data too long for
column 'terminalid' at row 1

Of course, it works correctly for the value 'ECG-2'. If this isn't
helpful, we need to see your table definition and SQl statement.

John B. Matthews
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Thank you for correcting my poor english :)

Yes, it works if I used "Execute commands..." menu in the "services"
window. But if I used script in my code, it doesn't work. It still
shows "com.mysql.jdbc.MysqlDataTruncation: Data truncation: Data too
long for column 'terminalid' at row 1" even i just used "ECG-2" for
the terminalid's data. In other side, there is a set of data already
fits the row 1. The next data should be occupies row 2, right ? But
still showed "Data too long for column 'terminalid' at row 1" even it
is already occupied. Here is my code :

package ecgterminal;

import org.jdesktop.application.Action;
import java.sql.*;

public class ECGTerminalSetup extends javax.swing.JDialog {

    public ECGTerminalSetup(java.awt.Frame parent) {

    @Action public void closeAboutBox() {

@Action public void setup() {
    String url = "jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/dicom";
    Connection con;
    Statement stmt;

    try {
    } catch(java.lang.ClassNotFoundException e) {

    try {
      con = DriverManager.getConnection(url, "dicom", "");
      stmt = con.createStatement();
      String sql = "INSERT INTO ecgterminal
(terminalid,terminalname,insname,insaddr1,insaddr2) VALUES ('"+
terminalIdTxt +"','"+ terminalNameTxt +"','"+ insNameTxt +"','"+
insAddr1Txt +"','"+ insAddr2Txt +"')";
      /*while ( {
        String s1 = rs.getString(1);
        String s2 = rs.getString(2);
        System.out.println(s1 + "@" + s2);


    } catch(SQLException e) {

    private javax.swing.JButton closeButton;
    private javax.swing.JTextField insAddr1Txt;
    private javax.swing.JTextField insAddr2Txt;
    private javax.swing.JTextField insNameTxt;
    private javax.swing.JLabel jLabel1;
    private javax.swing.JLabel jLabel2;
    private javax.swing.JLabel jLabel3;
    private javax.swing.JLabel jLabel4;
    private javax.swing.JLabel jLabel5;
    private javax.swing.JButton submitButton;
    private javax.swing.JTextField terminalIdTxt;
    private javax.swing.JTextField terminalNameTxt;
    // End of variables declaration


The table structure is :

name : ecgterminal

a4identity : int, auto increment, no null, key --> this is for
identity only
terminalid : varchar(10), no null, key
terminalname : varchar(10), no null
insname : varchar(30), no null
insaddr1 : varchar(30), no null
insaddr2 : varchar(30), no null

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