You are making things way too difficult.  The SQL processor on the 400 
will take care of packing the data for you.  Just create an SQL string 
containing:

INSERT INTO IT005P (ITEM_NUMBER) VALUES(47001)

and execute it.
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Hi All

I've got a table that has several packed columns.  How do I insert packed
values into this table from a Windows PC via JDBC?  I'm using JTOpen 4.5.

Here is a snippet of the code I'm using to try and create the value:

Connection con = null;
com.ibm.as400.access.AS400PackedDecimal a = new 
     com.ibm.as400.access.AS400PackedDecimal( 7, 0 );

::: snipped connection code :::

   // Create and execute SQL Insert 
   Statement stmt = con.createStatement();
   byte[] b = a.toBytes( new BigDecimal( 47001 ) );
   String value = b.toString();

   String SQLStmt =
                 "INSERT INTO IT005P " +
        "(ITEM_NUMBER) " +
        "VALUES(\"" + value + "\")";

   ResultSet rs = con.execute( SQLStmt );

::: remainder of program snipped :::

Of course, what I see if I log the SQL statement is:

SQL Statement = INSERT INTO IT005P (ITEM_NUMBER) VALUES("[B@16672d6")

Error: [SQL0206] Column "[B@16672d6" not in specified tables.

If anyone has any ideas, I'd really appreciate it.

Thanks!

-Ed


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