How to resolve ORA-01461 Error Message in Oracle database

Learn the cause and how to resolve the ORA-01461 error message in Oracle.

Description

When you encounter an ORA-01461 error, the following error message will appear:

ORA-01461: can bind a LONG price solely for insert into a LONG column

Cause

You tried to insert a LONG cost into a column that is no longer a LONG datatype.

Resolution

The option(s) to resolve this Oracle error are:

Option #1

You can now not insert a LONG value into a column that is not defined as LONG. Modify your INSERT statement accordingly.