Re: Query in 10g

  • From: "Norman Dunbar" <norman.dunbar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <crcbedoy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2006 14:58:40 +0000

Does this work by any chance ?

select ACUM_PERIODO,con_nombre, TO_CHAR(ACUM_UNIDADES) || ' ' ||
desc_unidad, pec_saldo_valor, acum_valor_local from
WHERE emp_codigo = '43103973' and ACUM_ANO = 2006 and acum_mes=9

I am converting NUMBER to CHAr for the concatenation (ACUM_UNIDADES)
and using a charcater string where you have a VARCHAR2 column

Additionally, is 'CON_NOMBRE' a number column that is defined as
VARCHAR2(30) or is it just my Spanish that's broken :o)

I've see lots of apps that didn't work quite as expected when
characters were used as numbers and vice versa. That might be what's
causing your problem(s) as I think Oracle tightened up on things as part
of the upgrade to 10g.


Norman Dunbar.
Contract Oracle DBA.
Rivers House, Leeds.

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