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This primitive DataType defines a value which can be represented by decimal number in string. Lexical representation of the string conforms to W3C XML Schema Definition Language (XSD) 1.1 Part 2: DataTypes.

Table 16 - DecimalString Definition

Attribute Value
BrowseName DecimalString
IsAbstract False

Subtype of the String defined in OPC 10000-3

OPC UA Applications may have the responsibility to encode / decode the DecimalString to an appropriate data type which is supported by the application’s platform. The DecimalString is a numeric string with an optional sign and decimal point.

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