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Decimal floating point number

Numeric data type for saving (decimally) numbers with mantissa and exponent or a number saved in a similar way. The associated predefined ABAP types are decfloat16 and decfloat34. The internal representation follows the standard IEEE-754-2008, with decimal numbers with 16 or 34 decimal places being represented precisely in the mantissa. A decimal floating point number has an additional scaling property.


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