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Folder Data Source Schema Recreated With Wrong Data Type

Debi asked 5 years ago
I am using the Folder Data Source with csv files. I have created a template with 10 columns. One column is called AccountNumber. In the template, the account number is clearly a char type value ( have placed an alphanumeric value – even tried by enclosing the value in quotes – in the column in the template) but every time I open the map, the schema is recreated with that field’s data type set to integer. I have tried creating the schema in the map and changing the data type there to char but it is still re-created as integer. I ended up resorting to setting the schema.ini file to read-only to prevent it from being overwritten.
This is the second time I’ve experienced this issue. Is there something I should be setting or doing differently to prevent this?

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