Increment an alphabetic variable in a PL/SQL loop?

  • From: "Taylor, Chris David" <ChrisDavid.Taylor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'Oracle-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'" <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 09:20:38 -0600

Hey how can we increment an alphabetic variable in PL/SQL?

Let's say I have var1 = 'A' for the first pass, but for the second pass, I want 
it to autoincrement to var1='B' and ultimately to 'Z'.

I'm searching but its hard to find the right search terms to give me what I 
want.


Chris Taylor
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