Re: changing a column type

Hi,
Correct. Look at the example of dbms_redefinition. It is old but the idea
applies.

http://www.dbspecialists.com/files/presentations/online_redef.html

Regards,



On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 9:48 PM, Rui Cat <rui_catcuddler@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> As Mark and Tim showed not directly. Maybe looking at the
> dbms_redefinition package might help in this instance.
> Rui
>
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> Subject: changing a column type
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> A colleague wants to change a column type from numeric to alpha-numeric.
> Can he change it with data in it?
>
> ciao,
> Brian
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