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Precison too large error via Excel/ODBC solution needed

Precison too large error via Excel/ODBC solution needed

Precison too large error via Excel/ODBC solution needed

I am creating excel driven ODBC SQL reports on a Sybase 16 database and some of the numeric fields have precision too high for the Excel ODBC driver. I am not at all concerned with precision loss - I am happy with <15 decimals.

Without handling Excel is simple crashing upon the rs.Open cSQL, oCon call. The only solution I have is to code the SQL with a convert(numeric(30,15),Field) on every numeric output field which is less than ideal.

Is there a simple solution to apply this at a connection or database behavior level short of changing the fields in the DB themselves (which is not an option)?

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