Subject Re: [ib-support] shortint / short integer / 8-bit integer ?
Author Daniel Rail
There's SMALLINT which is 16-bit integer. It's the smallest one that I
found in the documentation.

Daniel Rail
Senior System Engineer
ACCRA Med Software Inc. (

At 13/03/2001 08:41, you wrote:
>using IB 6.01, I am trying to store an unsigned 8-bit integer (values
>0-255) in the database.
>I cannot figure out an easy way to do this - there is no SHORTINT type
>or something like this, and domains with char(1) don't seem to work in
>this case (when I put 0 in such a field, and retrieve it, I get the
>ascii value of 48 which is not what I want).
>Is there a solution? (I have searched previous postings and the
>Internet, without success).
>Any help would be appreciated,
>Georg Ritter
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