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Re: Decimal fields in tables
Posted by: Peter Brawley ()
Date: February 18, 2012 07:20PM

Have you not read the manual page on numeric datatypes? A column defined as decimal(11,3) holds any number up to 99999999.999 (11 digits of which 3 are decimals).

>So Why, when I put a maximum of 9,3.
>It doesn't cut the extras zeros if a user puts a small decimal.

Because formatting the result to fit the user's wishes is not MySQL's job. It is the application programmer's job.

> do the parameters inside brackets mean the "Maximum " size allowed?

See above.

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