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3139760 - Substring function and numeric datatype - SAP ASE

Symptom

When we run the convert function with a numeric type field, ASE accepts and generates an incorrect result:

  1. select substring(30466907000101,1,14)

        Result: 0x00001bb5a12b4d25

  1. select convert(numeric(14),substring(30466907000101,1,14))

        Result:119011355469


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Environment

  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0

Keywords

substring substring() function numericc datatype incorrect behavior result set binary , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , How To

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