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FIX: sp_OAMethod Does Not Convert Numeric Datatype Correctly
Article ID: 295055 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q295055
BUG #: 352830 (SHILOH_BUGS)
Passing a parameter of a Numeric datatype using sp_OAMethod in a stored procedure or Transact-SQL statement returns NULL as a datatype, which may cause errors during application execution.
NOTE: The expected behavior is a conversion of the Numeric datatype to String through OLE Automation.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290211/EN-US/ )INF: How to Obtain the Latest SQL Server 2000 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 1.