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Snippet Name: TO_DSINTERVAL

Description: Converts a character string of CHAR, VARCHAR2, NCHAR, or NVARCHAR2 datatype to an INTERVAL DAY TO SECOND value.

char is the character string to be converted.

The only valid nlsparam you can specify in this function is NLS_NUMERIC_CHARACTERS. This argument can have the form:
NLS_NUMERIC_CHARACTERS = "dg"

where d and g represent the decimal character and group separator respectively. Neither character can be a space.

Also see:
» Add PSOUG Search to SQL Developer
» Converting Rows to Columns
» UNISTR
» TRANSLATE
» TO_YMINTERVAL
» TO_TIMESTAMP_TZ
» TO_TIMESTAMP
» TO_SINGLE_BYTE
» TO_NUMBER
» TO_NCLOB
» TO_NCHAR
» TO_MULTI_BYTE
» TO_LOB
» TO_DATE
» TO_CLOB
» TO_CHAR
» TO_BINARY_FLOAT
» TO_BINARY_DOUBLE
» TIMESTAMP_TO_SCN
» SCN_TO_TIMESTAMP
» ROWIDTONCHAR
» ROWIDTOCHAR
» REFTOHEX
» RAWTONHEX
» RAWTOHEX
» NUMTOYMINTERVAL
» NUMTODSINTERVAL
» HEXTORAW
» DECOMPOSE
» CONVERT

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

TO_DSINTERVAL(<date_string>, <format mask>, <NLS_PARAMETER>)
 
 
-- select from the employees table all employees who 
-- worked for the company for at least 100 days on 
-- January 1, 1990:
 
SELECT employee_id, last_name FROM employees
   WHERE hire_date + TO_DSINTERVAL('100 10:00:00')
   <= DATE '1990-01-01';
 
EMPLOYEE_ID LAST_NAME
----------- ---------------
        100 King
        101 Kochhar
        200 Whalen
 
 
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