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Problem in converting float to varchar


Problem in converting float to varchar

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The following query truncates the decimal characters when we convert it to varchar.

declare @d float
declare @d1 float
select @d = 34343.454
select @d1 = 676.1566545
select cast (@d as varchar(50)) + CHAR (9) + cast (@d1 as varchar(50))

ouput:
34343.5 676.157

but the required output is:
34343.454 676.1566545

Can anyone help to find a best solution for this ?
Thanks in advance.
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I tried the below code

declare @d float
declare @d1 float
select @d = 34343.454
select @d1 = 676.1566545
select cast (@d as varchar(50))
select cast (@d1 as varchar(50))

I got the below output.

34343.453999999998

676.15665449999995

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aravind (10/21/2008)
The following query truncates the decimal characters when we convert it to varchar.

declare @d float
declare @d1 float
select @d = 34343.454
select @d1 = 676.1566545
select cast (@d as varchar(50)) + CHAR (9) + cast (@d1 as varchar(50))

ouput:
34343.5 676.157

but the required output is:
34343.454 676.1566545

Can anyone help to find a best solution for this ?
Thanks in advance.


declare @d float
declare @d1 float
select @d = '34343.454'
select @d1 = 676.1566545

select cast(cast (@d as decimal(12,3)) as varchar(20)) + CHAR (9) + cast(cast (@d1 as decimal(12,3)) as varchar(20))





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aravind (10/21/2008)

Can anyone help to find a best solution for this ?
Thanks in advance.


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Hi Madi,

The output wont be the one I expected. The decimal should not get truncated.
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aravind (10/23/2008)
Hi Madi,

The output wont be the one I expected. The decimal should not get truncated.

Here it is

declare @d float
declare @d1 float
select @d = '34343.454'
select @d1 = '676.1566545'

select cast(cast (@d as decimal(12,3)) as varchar(20)) + CHAR (9) + cast(cast (@d1 as decimal(18,7)) as varchar(20))





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