[thelist] MS SQL datatype question

Jeffrey Barke jeffrey.barke at themechanism.com
Wed May 23 16:06:07 CDT 2007


It's been a long time since I worked on SQL Server, but the decimal  
field should be correct. Are you sure scale and precision have been  
set correctly? Or is the rounding occurring at the front-end code?


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On May 23, 2007, at 4:52 PM, Casey Crookston wrote:

> If I want to store the value of 1.5, what is the best datatype to  
> use?  This is not currency, it's just 1 ½.  I would have thought it  
> would be "decimal" but that seems to round up.
> Thanks,
> Casey
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