Type conversion takes place in almost every PL/SQL program. It is important to know how to convert from one datatype to another so that your applications can contain more versatility. Not only are datatype conversions important to developers, but they can also be a godsend to database administrators. Type conversion can occur when moving data around from one table to another. It is also very common when obtaining data from input forms and performing calculations upon it.
KeywordsTime Zone Conversion Function Type Conversion Numeric Character Date String
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