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

Last updated on DECEMBER 30, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

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).

Solution

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