Invalid characters for numeric field
Input Validation: X
Data Discrepancy: N/A
Data for a numeric field must be a number or a decimal point.
- All fields with Data Type = NU
Understanding the Error:
The CALPADS File Specifications (CFS) document designates the format for each field type submitted in a file. One or more of the fields are not in the required format.
Things to check for in submission: Verify that the fields listed in the Fields Validated column are in the required format, as follows:
- If Field Type = NU, each character in the field must be a number or a decimal point (.)
1) See http://www.cde.ca.gov/ds/sp/cl/systemdocs.asp for the "CALPADS File Specifications" document to identify the field type for a field.
2) Correct data to adhere to field type format rules.
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