Problem with UNION and numeric fields

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Poston Fri, 27 Jun 2008 2:16 pm

Guys, I'm having a problem aqui ...
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I'm doing a UNION between two select statements, only q in my two select statements is returned a numeric value, when done select each separately, the result comes out, but when done with union is truncated the numeric value.
Example: select from dual union select 1.67 1.69 from dual if I do these two selects below separately, a returns and another 1.67 1.69, if I do a union, will return 1 and 1.
How do you get around this??? And why does this happen?

vlw
rogerioblb
Location: São Paulo

Rogério

Poston Fri, 27 Jun 2008 3:40 pm

Brother, what tool are you using to perform this query?
I auditioned in SQL * Plus with the code below:
Code: Select all
SELECT  1.69  FROM dual
UNION
SELECT 1.55  FROM dual
/
and called me back ok.
If in any specific tool, try using conversion functions like To_Char to accomplish the formatting.

Anything, send it to us.
Trevisolli
Location: Araraquara - SP

Abraço,

Trevisolli
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