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Can we store currency symbols in DB2 table?

 
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Sandeep D. Patil

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 23, 2009 11:54 am    Post subject: Can we store currency symbols in DB2 table?
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Hi,

I tried to insert some currency symbols '$', '£' and '€' in DB2 table(Column defined as CHAR(2)) using QMF. '$' and '£' symbols got inserted successfully, but not able to insert Euro '€' symbol. It's not even getting displayed on the Mainframe screen.
Some of the symbols are displayed as '?'.
How can we store currency symbols in DB2 table?


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Sandeep
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knn9413

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 23, 2009 7:31 pm    Post subject:
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If I am not mistaken for the Euro, you would need to alter the CCSID at the database level. I am not a DBA so don't know the specifics but I do remember reading that somewhere
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 23, 2009 8:36 pm    Post subject:
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trying casting it along with the ccsid and you might be able to execute it in the query
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