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How to format sql output for a decimal value in a flat file.

 
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neeraj_pathak26

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PostPosted: Wed May 19, 2010 6:38 pm    Post subject: How to format sql output for a decimal value in a flat file.
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Hi
I have field defined in table as decimal . it has value as 12.34.Now I am running a job to fetch this value into a flat file, there value is displaying as 1234, but I want to display it as 12.34.
Is there any way I can format this value in sql, to display as I need?
I appricate your help.
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PostPosted: Wed May 19, 2010 6:48 pm    Post subject:
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Please take the time to think before posting. SQL is hardly a DFSORT function is it ?
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PostPosted: Wed May 19, 2010 7:15 pm    Post subject:
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Now I am running a job to fetch this value into a flat file,


would you mind telling us what you are using to 'FETCH' these values?
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PostPosted: Wed May 19, 2010 8:17 pm    Post subject:
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dbzTHEdinosauer wrote:
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Now I am running a job to fetch this value into a flat file,


would you mind telling us what you are using to 'FETCH' these values?
isn't that clear ? => a job icon_wink.gif
"a job" that executes "a step" either "a utility" or "a program" written in "a language"
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PostPosted: Thu May 20, 2010 10:42 am    Post subject: Reply to: How to format sql output for a decimal value in a
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My apiologies posting it under DFSORT title. Will take care next time.
I am using DSNTIAUL, to get data into the flat file.
query is just a normal select from a table.
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PostPosted: Fri May 21, 2010 5:57 pm    Post subject:
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