The exposed data is formatted as "float" incorrectly when you expose the data of the "decimal" type by using the web service in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 SP1

Applies to: Dynamics NAV 2009

This article applies to Microsoft Dynamics NAV for all countries and all language locales.

Symptoms


Assume that you expose the data of the "decimal" type by using the web service in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Service Pack 1 (SP1). When some data has big precision, for example: 0.00003, you notice that the exposed data is formatted as "float"(for example:3e-05) incorrectly. You expect the exposed data to be formatted as "decimal".

Resolution


Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. There is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If you are encountering an issue downloading, installing this hotfix, or have other technical support questions, contact your partner or, if enrolled in a support plan directly with Microsoft, you can contact technical support for Microsoft Dynamics and create a new support request. To do this, visit the following Microsoft Web site: You can also contact technical support for Microsoft Dynamics by phone using these links for country specific phone numbers. To do this, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

PartnersCustomersIn special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Technical Support Professional for Microsoft Dynamics and related products determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to any additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.




How to obtain the Microsoft Dynamics NAV hotfix or update files

After you request a Microsoft Dynamics NAV hotfix, a hyperlink will be sent to you in an e-mail.


The e-mail will contain a hyperlink and a password. You can use the hyperlink to download the Microsoft Dynamics NAV hotfix or the update files. When you click the hyperlink, the File Download – Security Warning dialog box opens. Then, you are prompted to run, to save, or to cancel the download.


If you click Run, the files start the download and the extraction process. You must specify a folder for the new files, and then provide the password.


If you click Save, you must specify a path for saving the compressed file. When you open the file that you saved, you are prompted to specify a path for the files. Then, you must provide the password provided in the e-mail.


If you click Cancel, the download process stops.



How to install a Microsoft Dynamics NAV hotfix or an update file

The Microsoft Dynamics NAV platform hotfixes and updates are made available as single files. To install a Microsoft Dynamics NAV hotfix or an update, you must replace the existing Microsoft Dynamics NAV installation files with the hotfix or the update files. To do this, follow these steps.

Step 1: Replace the files in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Classic Client installation

In the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Classic Client installation, replace the following files by using the hotfix or the update file.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Dbm.dll6.0.31085.0427,84821-May-201015:23x86
Fin.exe6.0.31085.012,630,34421-May-201015:33x86
Finhlink.exe6.0.31085.0452,43221-May-201015:33x86
Finsql.exe6.0.31085.012,752,20821-May-201015:33x86
Nc_netb.dll6.0.31085.096,59221-May-201015:23x86
Nc_tcp.dll6.0.31085.098,64021-May-201015:23x86
Nc_tcps.dll6.0.31085.0141,13621-May-201015:23x86
Ndbcs.dll6.0.31085.01,348,94421-May-201015:23x86
Slave.exe6.0.31085.0152,40021-May-201015:23x86
To replace the existing Microsoft Dynamics NAV files, follow these steps:
  1. Close the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Classic Client.
  2. Locate the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Classic Client installation directory. The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Classic Client is usually installed in the following directory:
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics NAV\60\Classic
  3. Copy the files that you downloaded.
  4. Paste the files that you downloaded into the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Classic Client installation directory.
  5. Click Yes to overwrite the files in the directory.

Step 2: Replace the files in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV RoleTailored client installation

In the Microsoft Dynamics NAV RoleTailored client installation, replace the following files by using the hotfix or the update file.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirement
Microsoft.dynamics.framework.patterns.dll1.3.10803.21071,65621-May-201006:30x86SP1
Microsoft.dynamics.framework.ui.dll1.3.10803.210698,32821-May-201006:30x86SP1
Microsoft.dynamics.framework.ui.mapping.dll1.3.10803.210104,42421-May-201006:30x86SP1
Microsoft.dynamics.framework.ui.navigation.dll1.3.10803.21034,80021-May-201006:30x86SP1
Microsoft.dynamics.framework.ui.ux2006.dll1.3.10803.21088,04021-May-201006:30x86SP1
Microsoft.dynamics.framework.ui.ux2006.winforms.dll1.3.10803.21063,48021-May-201006:30x86SP1
Microsoft.dynamics.framework.ui.windows.dll1.3.10803.21083,94421-May-201006:30x86SP1
Microsoft.dynamics.framework.ui.winforms.controls.dll1.3.10803.2102,111,48821-May-201006:30x86SP1
Microsoft.dynamics.framework.ui.winforms.dll1.3.10803.210690,15221-May-201006:30x86SP1
Microsoft.dynamics.nav.client.builder.dll6.0.31085.0198,54421-May-201015:12x86SP1
Microsoft.dynamics.nav.client.exe6.0.31085.0149,37621-May-201015:12x86SP1
Microsoft.dynamics.nav.client.interop.communicator.dll1.0.559.18375,68821-May-201015:12x86SP1
Microsoft.dynamics.nav.client.serviceconnection.dll6.0.31085.0104,35221-May-201015:12x86SP1
Microsoft.dynamics.nav.client.ui.dll6.0.31085.0505,72821-May-201015:12x86SP1
Microsoft.dynamics.nav.client.winforms.dll6.0.31085.0337,80821-May-201015:12x86SP1
Microsoft.dynamics.nav.client.winforms.tlbNot applicable2,64421-May-201012:06Not applicableSP1
Microsoft.dynamics.nav.language.dll6.0.31085.01,992,57621-May-201015:13x86SP1
Microsoft.dynamics.nav.types.dll6.0.31085.0567,16021-May-201015:13x86SP1
Microsoft.dynamics.nav.watson.dll6.0.31085.042,88021-May-201015:12x86SP1
Microsoft.office.interop.outlook.dll10.0.4504.0395,13621-May-201015:32x86SP1
To replace these files, follow these steps:
  1. Close the Microsoft Dynamics NAV RoleTailored client.
  2. Locate the Microsoft Dynamics NAV RoleTailored client installation directory. The Microsoft Dynamics NAV RoleTailored client is usually installed in the following directory:
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics NAV\60\RoleTailored Client
  3. Copy the files that you downloaded.
  4. Paste the files that you downloaded into the Microsoft Dynamics NAV RoleTailored client installation directory.
  5. Click Yes to overwrite the files in the directory.

Step 3: Replace the files in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server installation

In the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server installation, replace the following files by using the hotfix or the update file.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Httpcfg.exe5.2.3790.022,35221-May-201015:32x86
Microsoft.dynamics.nav.language.dll6.0.31085.01,992,57621-May-201015:12x86
Microsoft.dynamics.nav.ncl.dll6.0.31085.0608,12021-May-201015:12x86
Microsoft.dynamics.nav.server.exe6.0.31085.0141,18421-May-201015:12x86
Microsoft.dynamics.nav.service.dll6.0.31085.0145,28021-May-201015:12x86
Microsoft.dynamics.nav.service.runtime.dll6.0.31085.075,66421-May-201015:12x86
Microsoft.dynamics.nav.service.webservices.dll6.0.31085.0145,30421-May-201015:12x86
Microsoft.dynamics.nav.types.dll6.0.31085.0567,16021-May-201015:12x86
Microsoft.dynamics.nav.watson.dll6.0.31085.042,88021-May-201015:12x86
Nclcsrt.etxNot applicable89,52521-May-201008:29Not applicable
Nclcsrt.stxNot applicable91,72421-May-201008:29Not applicable
Nclcsrts.dll6.0.31085.01,485,13621-May-201015:32x86
Ndbcs.dll6.0.31085.01,348,94421-May-201015:32x86
To replace these files, follow these steps:
  1. Stop the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server.
  2. Locate the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server installation directory. The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server is usually installed in the following directory:
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics NAV\60\Service
  3. Copy the files that you downloaded.
  4. Paste the files that you downloaded into the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server installation directory.
  5. Click Yes to overwrite the files in the directory.
  6. Start the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server.

Step 4: Replace the files in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server installation

If you have Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server installed, replace the following files in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server installation by using the hotfix or the update files.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Dbm.dll6.0.31085.0427,84821-May-201015:23x86
Nas.exe6.0.31085.02,270,53621-May-201015:32x86
Nassql.exe6.0.31085.02,368,84821-May-201015:33x86
Ndbcs.dll6.0.31085.01,348,94421-May-201015:23x86
Slave.exe6.0.31085.0152,40021-May-201015:23x86
To replace the files, follow these steps.
  1. Stop the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server.
  2. Locate the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server installation directory. The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server is usually installed in the following directory:
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics NAV\60\Application Server
  3. Copy the files that you downloaded.
  4. Paste the files that you downloaded into the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server installation directory.
  5. Click Yes to overwrite the files in the directory.
  6. Start the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server.

Step 5: Replace the files in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ODBC driver installation

If you have the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ODBC driver installed, replace the following files in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ODBC driver installation.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirement
Cfront.dll6.0.31085.01,576,78421-May-201015:33x86SP1
Dbm.dll6.0.31085.0427,84821-May-201015:23x86SP1
Nc_netb.dll6.0.31085.096,59221-May-201015:23x86SP1
Nc_tcp.dll6.0.31085.098,64021-May-201015:23x86SP1
Nc_tcps.dll6.0.31085.0141,13621-May-201015:23x86SP1
Nodbc.dll6.0.31085.02,141,00821-May-201015:32x86SP1
Nodbc.xmlNot applicable1,20925-Aug-200916:43Not applicableSP1
Nodbccfg.cfg6.0.31085.0724,48021-May-201008:02Not applicableSP1
Nodbccfg.xmlNot applicable2,47225-Aug-200916:43Not applicableSP1
Slave.exe6.0.31085.0152,40021-May-201015:23x86SP1
To replace the files, follow these steps.
  1. Locate the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ODBC driver installation directory. The Microsoft Dynamics NAV ODBC driver is usually installed in the following directory:
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics NAV\60\ODBC
  2. Copy the files that you downloaded.
  3. Paste the files that you downloaded into the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ODBC driver installation directory.
  4. Click Yes to overwrite the files in the directory.

Prerequisites

You must have Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed to apply this hotfix.

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information


For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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