17.10 - getBaseNumFractionalDigits() - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL External Routine Programming

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
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July 2021
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Programming Reference
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English (United States)

Retrieves the fractional digits value for the base type of the UDT or complex type. This value corresponds to the value n in a DECIMAL(m,n) base type; otherwise it is set to zero.

The method returns a constant of type short that contains the fractional digits value.

The method throws SQLException if an error occurs while attempting to access the total interval digits value. A database specific code “9744 (ERRUDFJAVUDT) <UDT base fractional digits could not be accessed >” is returned.


short getBaseNumFractionalDigits()
                       throws SQLException