• Subject: Re: Connect to MAPICS on 400 using ODBC
  • From: "Shaw, David" <dshaw@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2000 08:28:22 -0500


Forwarded by moderator on behalf of Thomas Hauber:
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>I'm attempting to use the ODBC driver bundled with Client Access for
Windows
>to connect MS Abcess to MAPICS. I'm having a problem. When attemting to
>import or attach a table, Access returns the error message "Invalid scale
>for decimal data type". This happens on most tables but not all.
>
>Do we have bad data or some other problem? If bad data, how do I identify
>and fix it?
>
>George Sagen
>Do Group Systems, Inc.
>(870) 358-2500
>gsagen@csi.com
>
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I have seen this problem before.  The SQL statements from Client Access 
appear to have a problem with certain numeric fields (incorrect scale).  
Unfortunately I don't have a solution for you.

Hopefully IBM will address the issue shortly.
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