VB.net Get max digits of SQL decimal field


What VB.net code would I use to get the maximum number of difits
allowed in a decimal field  
So if declared as eg deimal(12,2) I want to get 12
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAsked:
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ste5anSenior DeveloperCommented:
You can use SQLDMO or query it:

SELECT  C.object_id ,
        C.name ,
        C.max_length ,
        C.precision ,
        C.scale ,
        DT.name ,
        DT.max_length ,
        DT.precision ,
        DT.scale ,
FROM    sys.columns C
        INNER JOIN sys.tables T ON T.object_id = C.object_id
        INNER JOIN sys.types DT ON DT.system_type_id = C.system_type_id
WHERE   T.name = 'yourTableName'
        AND SCHEMA_NAME(T.schema_id) = 'yourSchemaName';

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Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks very much
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