Hi, in my tMap I'm joining two tables, but I've discovered that the join fields are one a String and one a BigDecimal. The output must be a String. I used the method "toString()" on the BigDecimal field, but it keeps telling me that it cannot convert from String to BigDecimal, which I don't understand since I'm doing the opposite operation.
@Mary,can you provide sample date which are you going to String to BigDecimal? I believe there could be data issue.
could you provide a tMap screenshot please?
- And why to String???
- And if your output is towards a table and its "Create if not exists" setting , when you altered your tMap there's still a problem your table still is BigDecimal ...
However.... an important sidenote :
BigDecimal bgd = new BigDecimal(8.0001) System.out.println(bgd.toString()); // the output could be : 8.0000999999999998765981265985983427124042342
It will get the closest value So your join goes wrong, instead of the above code, this should be used:
BigDecimal bgd = new BigDecimal.valueOf(8.0001)
I hope Talend conversion works in this way...
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