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  1. Preface
  2. Using the Designer
  3. Working with Sources
  4. Working with Flat Files
  5. Working with Targets
  6. Mappings
  7. Mapplets
  8. Mapping Parameters and Variables
  9. Working with User-Defined Functions
  10. Using the Debugger
  11. Viewing Data Lineage
  12. Comparing Objects
  13. Managing Business Components
  14. Creating Cubes and Dimensions
  15. Using the Mapping Wizards
  16. Datatype Reference
  17. Configure the Web Browser

Converting Strings to Numbers

Converting Strings to Numbers

The Integration Service converts strings to numbers based on the ASCII numeric format.
The following table provides examples of how the Integration Service converts strings to numbers when you pass strings from a string port to a numeric port:
String
Converts to Decimal
Double, Real
Bigint, Integer, Small Integer
‘18e-3’
18
0.018
18
‘18-e-3abc’
18
0.018
18
‘123abc’
123
123
123
‘A123cb’
0
0
0
‘abc’
0
0
0


Updated July 02, 2020