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Overflow of property value



Exception occurs while saving a record to a class that has a property or column with a value greater than one billion.

Error Messages

Exception Details: ERROR: numeric field overflow Detail: A field with precision 18, scale 9 must round to an absolute value less than 10^9.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a decimal property.
  2. Provide the property with a value that is more than one billion.
  3. Save the record.

Root Cause

The column size for the decimal property created was Numeric(18,9) by default. As a result, values which were greater than one billion were not allowed.


Perform the following local-change:

Increase the column length to Numeric(24,9).

Published May 9, 2018 - Updated October 8, 2020

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