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Decimal Data Type for Command Object Paramenter

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Hello friends,

I'm using the command object to insert and update info to a SQL Server database.  I need to have a decimal on one of my parameters, and I'm encountering this problem:

"The precision is invalid."

Here's my parameter:

.Parameters.Append = .CreateParameter("@TotalHoursWorked",                    adDecimal,     adParamInput,       9,     Request.Form("txtTotalHoursWorked"))

My stored procedure declaration is:

@TotalHoursWorked                       decimal(9,2)     = NULL

I've never tried this before so I'm could really use any help you good folks can lend.

Thank you so much, friends.


Jazon Samillano
University of North Florida
http://jazon.optionbase.com/
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by:umeshmohite
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if ur using asp then try converting to double i.e

.Parameters.Append = .CreateParameter "@TotalHoursWorked", adDecimal, adParamInput, 9, CDbl(Request.Form ("txtTotalHoursWorked"))))




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by:piratepatrol
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Hi umeshmohite - I tried it, and I get the same problem.  Any other suggestions?  Thanks in advance.
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umeshmohite earned 200 total points
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try using CDec(Request.Form ("txtTotalHoursWorked"))
if it won't work then increase the size of the input parameter b'coz i thing the number i.e coimg from Request.Form ("txtTotalHoursWorked") is greater than size 9.
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by:piratepatrol
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Now I get

"Variable is undefined: 'CDec'"

Request.Form ("txtTotalHoursWorked") = "11" in this form.  

Wow, this is a hassle.  Any other suggestions, my friend?
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