OraNumber interface provides methods for operations on the Oracle
Number data types. This interface exposes a set of math operations that provide greater precision than is available in some programming environments, such as Visual Basic.
OraNumber object can be obtained through the
CreateOraNumber method of the
OraSession object or by calling the
Clone method on an existing
All of the methods of the
OraNumber object that take a numeric argument accept a string, another numeric type, such as a
long in Visual Basic, or another
Note:If a Visual Basic numeric value (or constant) is used as an argument, it is limited to the maximum precision provided by the language.
OraNumber on which the math operation is called holds the result of the operation (overwriting any previous value). If a
Format was specified (through the
Format property), the value of an
OraNumber must match this format or an error is raised when the
Value property is accessed.
A scientific calculator example program is included as part on the samples installed with Oracle Objects for OLE. See "Demonstration Schema and Code Examples".
See Also:OraSession Object