Subject Re: Choosing the datatype
Author csswa
try numeric(18,4). Long story. Type 'numeric decimal' into
the 'search archive' box above to get many words of wisdom.

Andrew Ferguson
-- Now legal in 51 states.

--- In ib-support@y..., Andrew Guts <andr@f...> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I want to use fixed point datatype in my application. I've defined
> field as decimal(18,4) using dialect 3.
> But I can`t give corresponding TField component at client side.
> dbExpress recognizes that field as TFmtBCD component, not as
> There is a notice in the Delphi/Kylix help about TFmtBCDField: such
> applicable when precision of "Currency" datatype is not enough.
> As I know "currency" has precision (20,4). So what is wrong?
> Thanks ahead
> Andrew