Hi, I'm using the following control file to upload data from a comma separated dat file (shown below the ctl file). The problem is that the first digit of PRD_ID is not getting loaded into the table. ie., instead of 365744932, only 65744932 is getting loaded. Kindly help. Thanks. OPTIONS(errors=5000)LOAD DATA INFILE a001i.dat APPEND INTO TABLE1 TRAILING NULLCOLS (RNWL_LD_ID "LOAD_SEQ.NEXTVAL", RNW_LD_TYP_CD EXPRESSION "to_char('RMX')", PRD_ID CHAR TERMINATED BY ',', FRM_ID CHAR TERMINATED BY ',', LST_PRCSS_DT SYSDATE, LCK_NMBR CONSTANT 9900, TRMNTN_CD CHAR TERMINATED BY ',') Data File: a001i.dat 365744932,431381067,DTRM 365745224,591531281,DTRM 365745758,264310844,DTRM 365746048,365746048,DTRM Regards, Alex A.