( resource statement, int field )
Returns scale of the column with field index
(1-based) or FALSE if there is no such field.
For FLOAT columns, precision is nonzero and scale is -127.
If precision is 0, then column is NUMBER. Else it's
In PHP versions before 5.0.0 you must use ocicolumnscale() instead.
This name still can be used, it was left as alias of
oci_field_scale() for downwards compatability.
This, however, is deprecated and not recommended.
See also oci_field_precision() and