Line %d: Length or precision specification %d is invalid.

Error Message:
Msg 1001, Level 15, State 1, Line 4
Line %d: Length or precision specification %d is invalid.

Severity level:

This error message appears when SQL Server determines an invalid length specification in a value of a DECIMAL data type.

The SQL statement cannot be parsed and further execution is stopped.

Error of the Severity Level 15 are generated by the user and can be fixed by the SQL Server user. The statement cannot be executed this way. The length specification must be within the valid range.

All versions of SQL Server.

 c1 DECIMAL(-1,2)

In the above example we try to use the -1 as value for the length specification for the column c1. This raises the error.


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