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packed number

Numeric data type for saving fixed point numbers with a fixed number of decimal places or a number saved in a similar way. The associated built-in ABAP type is p. The number of decimal places is a property of the data type and not (as in floating point numbers) a property of the data itself. Calculations with packed numbers are performed using fixed point arithmetic. The internal representation uses the BCD format.


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