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A question about NUMBER datatype [message #18959] Fri, 22 February 2002 18:38 Go to next message
Kishore
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Registered: September 2000
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Hi,
I am trying to insert a value 1234567.89 into a column of datatype NUMBER(9,3). It's failing with an error that the value is larger than expected. Could you please let me know, why?
Thanks in advance,
Kishore
Re: A question about NUMBER datatype [message #18960 is a reply to message #18959] Fri, 22 February 2002 18:54 Go to previous message
Suresh Vemulapalli
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Registered: August 2000
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if u specify number(9,3) as column datatype, oracle allows 6 digit number and 3 digits right to decimal point.

you can insert 123456.789, not 1234567.89
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