this is the error message.<BR><BR>Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error &#039 80040e21&#039 <BR><BR>[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver]String data, right truncation <BR><BR>the scenraio is as follows<BR><BR>data from a field from sql server 7.0 database is retrived in text area having datatype as text.<BR>while submitting the data for updating into database from user form the above error occurs.<BR>I would really appreciate ur prompt help as it is required on top priority.