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SQL Anywhere 11.0.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » Configuring Your Database » Database options » Introduction to database options » Alphabetical list of options


scale option [database]

Specifies the minimum number of digits after the decimal point when an arithmetic result is truncated to the maximum precision.

Allowed values

Integer, between 0 and 127, inclusive, and less than the value specified for the precision database option




Can be set for the PUBLIC group only. Takes effect immediately.


Multiplication, division, addition, subtraction, and aggregate functions can all have results that exceed the maximum precision.

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