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Interpreting Precision and Scale Metadata for Oracle Number Types (Doc ID 1946626.1)

Last updated on MAY 18, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


You are using SQLDescribeColSQLDescribeCol (ODBC), DBMS_SQL.DESCRIBE_COLUMNS (PL/SQL), or java.sql.ResultSetMetadata (JDBC) to interpret precision and scale values for an Oracle Number type (DTYNUM/type 2).


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