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Snippet Name: ASCIISTR

Description: ASCIISTR takes as its argument a string, or an expression that resolves to a string, in any character set and returns an ASCII version of the string in the database character set. Non-ASCII characters are converted to the form xxxx, where xxxx represents a UTF-16 code unit.

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Author: CoderZone
Language: PL/SQL
Highlight Mode: PLSQL
Last Modified: March 05th, 2009

ASCIISTR(ch VARCHAR2 CHARACTER SET ANY_CS)
RETURN VARCHAR2 CHARACTER SET ch%CHARSET;
 
--The following example returns the ASCII string equivalent of the text string "AB─CDE":
 
SELECT ASCIISTR('AB─CDE') FROM DUAL;
 
ASCIISTR('
----------
AB\00C4CDE
 
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