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H Muraleedhar

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:38 am    Post subject: Insert of negative values.
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I had a column BTG_AMT , which is declared as S9(9) comp-3. I had inserted the values -2300, -3500 etc . But in table these are stored as 2300 , 3500 . Is it possible to store the negative values like this ?
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:49 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

If negative values are inserted into a table, they remain negative. Either they are not being stored correctly or when retrieved are not being shown properly. . .
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:54 am    Post subject: Reply to: Insert of negative values.
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Thank you Dick. I will check the storing process once more. Because when I used to check the table ( through platinum ) , I see possitive values.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:01 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

Suggest you use SPUFI and insert a few rows with negative values, then run a SELECT query to show them. This will help identify if there is a table definition problem or the problem is in the code.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:33 am    Post subject:
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Thank you Dick.
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Anuj Dhawan

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 1:43 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

Is this been resolved?
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 2:23 pm    Post subject:
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yes this was a problem with sign truncation while moving to host variables. Thank you Dick and others.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 3:36 pm    Post subject:
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Fine - thanks for letting us know the final solution . . . icon_smile.gif
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:23 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Insert of negative values.
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You're welcome - thank you for letting us know it is working icon_smile.gif

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