OracleNumber Structure

Represents a fixed precision and scale numeric value between -10 27 -1 and 10 27 -1 to be stored in or retrieved from a database.

Namespace: System.Data.OracleClient
Assembly: System.Data.OracleClient (in

public struct OracleNumber : IComparable, INullable
public final class OracleNumber extends ValueType implements IComparable, INullable
Not applicable.

To obtain an OracleNumber object, call the GetOracleNumber method.

Oracle numeric data types can store up to 27 decimal digits of precision. When converting Oracle numeric values to common language runtime data types, the Oracle value might be too large. Conversely, when converting a numeric value of a common language runtime data types to an OracleNumber, the numeric value may be either too large or too high precision for the OracleNumber. Either of these cases will cause an Oracle ORA-22053 overflow error. If your Oracle database might contain large values, you should use the OracleNumber data type. You can then convert to the common language runtime data type explicitly, and catch or handle any errors.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1