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2302899 - Float values displayed as exponential values

Symptom

Some client applications display floating point datatype values using scientific notation.  Is there an option in ASE to prevent this?

Example:

select float_column from mytable
1.480016943e-006


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Environment

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE), all versions

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.0 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.5

Keywords

sybase, float, floating point, string exponential, scientific notation, format, exponent , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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