Decimal data type
An Actuate SQL data type that includes fixed point numbers consisting of up to 100 digits. You can specify a maximum scale and a maximum precision using the syntax (precision, scale). For example, DECIMAL (15, 4) represents decimals that can have up to 15 digits in all and up to 4 digits after the decimal point.
Related terms
Actuate SQL, data type
Contrast with
BigDecimal class, Integer data type

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