Re: Increment an alphabetic variable in a PL/SQL loop?

  • From: Alisher Yuldashev <yuldashev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: ChrisDavid.Taylor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 03 Dec 2009 10:32:41 -0500

 var1 char;
 for i in 65..90
 end loop;


Alisher Yuldashev
Senior Oracle DBA
The Pythian Group - Ottawa, Canada
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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.

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