numeric field

numeric field

A data field that holds only numbers to be calculated. Contrast with character field.
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When you create a numeric field in Access, the system may automatically set a default value of zero, so you need to specifically ensure it's been deleted.
To measure the scope of the problem, CoreLogic analyzed more than 14,000 appraisal submissions and found that more than 50 percent of the rules that were fired were due to incomplete data, invalid data (e.g., text in a numeric field) or data discrepancies within the appraisal form--which all reduce the overall integrity of the appraisal.
Number--A numeric field that may have limits imposed and can be compared to other values when setting up searching criteria
MARC has predefined numeric field tags, alphabetic subfield codes, and numeric values for the indicators.
Field entry controls (e.g., automatic warning when a user enters alphabetic data in a numeric field);
An expression that identifies the numeric field whose values you want to sum.
By making this a numeric field, you are limiting yourself, however.
They identify the numeric field and the top-left cell of the pivot table, respectively.
I added a calories field, defined as a 4 digit numeric field, and set up ingredients and method as two paragraph fields, using the default indentation of 16 bytes to set these off from our other data.
- You can now change settings in the Format page of the Field Properties dialog for numeric fields in columns of cross-tab reports.