Yes. I have a procedure after the clear txt value is parsed from the buffer (whether zone or packed) where it is passed to the negative procedure to translate negative.

Jay

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On Nov 1, 2019, at 6:34 AM, Barbara Morris <bmorris@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On 2019-10-31 9:03 p.m., Jay Vaughn wrote:
Thx Barbara. No it has not and that is a critical piece I was missing.
If you get a chance can you review the procedure I posted where I extract the clear text value of the packed number out of a hex representation via sql?
Any flaws or potential pitfalls with that method?

What about negative numbers? Your procedure would return say '12345D' for -12345.

Assuming you're going to use that string as a zoned value, I'm guessing you should return '1234N' for input of x'12345D'.

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