Update of Decimal NUMBER Fails with ORA-01722 (Doc ID 187641.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version 8.1.7.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 22-Feb-2013***

Symptoms

When using Microsoft Access (any version) with Oracle ODBC driver decimal delimiters are not shown in numeric values of datatype NUMBER(X,X)

Typically the setting for NLS_NUMERIC_CHARACTERS = ",." where the decimal is a comma "," and the thousand separator is a period "."

Cause

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