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Oracle to Excel - Display problem! [message #325825] Mon, 09 June 2008 01:55 Go to next message
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Registered: December 2006

Hi all,

I have generated an excel file from oracle which will have ID & Name as 2 coloumns.

In this ID column defined as CHAR, field values will be Alphanumeric. When i display the result in excel sheet its showing 3.5E + 11 .. scientific notation. But my client need it as number.

I tried using TO_NUMBER, since its alphanumeric, it doesnt work!
I tried using TO_CHAR, that too not working..

Is there anyway to overcome this problem?

thiyagarajan palanisamy
Re: Oracle to Excel - Display problem! [message #325831 is a reply to message #325825] Mon, 09 June 2008 02:21 Go to previous message
Michel Cadot
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Enclose your output string value with "

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