Derived columns using ssis 2008

Currently it looks like 0015000, this should be .15000

My expression in the Derived Column Tramsformation editor is


Results comes back as 15000 and not .15000

What i'm I doing wrong?

Pulling my hair out, thanks in advance.
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Brian CroweDatabase AdministratorCommented:
Converting 15000 to decimal still gets you 15000.  You need to perform a little math or string manipulation (add a '.' in front of the string after trimming and before converting) to get the results you want.

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How about dividing by 100000?


Will this work all through your table? ie.... is the SUB ACCT RATE field always numbers? Is it always not 0?
Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Developer, Architect, and AuthorCommented:
<Minor point, I'll let you guys come up with the formula>
Numeric data types do not support leading and trailing zeros, so numeric .15000 will equal .15, so if the trailing zeros are important then the expression should be a converstion to a string of Tony303's expression above, insuring that it covers five decimal numbers.
gilweber3Author Commented:
Sorry guys

Currently it looks like 0015000, this should be .0015000

My expression in the Derived Column Tramsformation editor is


Results comes back as .15000 and not .0015000
Divide by 10000000 instead of 100000.
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