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Access table not taking Decimal for number field

Posted on 2010-01-06
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Last Modified: 2013-11-29
I have an Access table that a field taht I have defined as a number. I have put 2 decimal places - the problem I am having is that whenyou put a number in it defaults to a whole number with out the decimals.
Question by:Pdeters
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HainKurt earned 2000 total points
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go to design mode and select double for "Field size" and select 4 for "Decimal Places" and test again...
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it is because you have integer field or decimal places is set to 0...

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