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Issue with editing float8 fields

From: "Obe, Regina" <robe(dot)dnd(at)cityofboston(dot)gov>
To: <pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Issue with editing float8 fields
Date: 2006-09-29 12:48:52
Message-ID: 53F9CF533E1AA14EA1F8C5C08ABC08D2EFB6C9@ZDND.DND.boston.cob (view raw or flat)
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I'm guessing float8 is deprecated since I don't see it in the list of
options when creating fields.  I have an older table that has a field of
type float8.  
 
I'm using PgAdmin III 1.6 Beta 1, Sep 12 2006, rev: 5353 on a windows
2000 machine.
 
When I try to edit data in this table -> editing the float8 field,  it
gives me an error 

 
'syntax error at or near "precision" at character 51'
 
 
As far as I can tell, there is nothing I can put in that field that
would work.
If I try to edit from Microsoft Access using the ODBC driver as a linked
table, I can edit the field fine.
 
As a general note I see that according to the table header, the field is
being treated as a double precision for editing purposes.
 

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