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Under certain conditions, you may not be able to use ODBC to retrieve numeric data. Null values are returned when you try to bring numeric data into a FoxPro cursor or table by using the Lotus Notes ODBC driver to connect to a Lotus Notes database from FoxPro for Windows. Text and date data, however, are brought in successfully.
NOTE: Lotus Notes is manufactured by a vendor independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding this product's performance or reliability.
A Lotus Notes numeric data type will be mapped to an ODBC SQL SQL_FLOAT data type. This is the same data type the SQL Server FLOAT data types are mapped to and FoxPro is able to successfully bring down FLOAT data from an SQL Server. This would indicate that FoxPro might be able to bring in numeric data successfully from Lotus Notes.
Mapping SQL Tables, Views, and Indexes to and from NotesWhen connecting to a Lotus Notes database, it's helpful to know the following information:
Steps to Reproduce Problem
<Data Source Name> is specified in the Lotus ODBC Setup and <Form Name> is a form that was created inside Lotus Notes. The records will be blank for the numeric field in the cursor that was returned.
Article ID: 123006 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 3.1