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Re: SQL Calculations issue

by AReed (Pilgrim)
on Aug 10, 2005 at 21:03 UTC ( #482762=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to SQL Calculations issue

If you strip the '-' you're changing the exponent from a negative number to a positive number. The result is that what was a very small number is now very large. You should be able to just strip the quotes and perform your calculation.

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Re^2: SQL Calculations issue
by DrAxeman (Scribe) on Aug 10, 2005 at 21:12 UTC
    Excellent! It worked. Early in the process I was having problems with come non-alphanumeric characters, so I just stripped them all. Thanks!

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