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store table name in a variable [message #359933] Tue, 18 November 2008 21:27 Go to next message
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to simplify thing how can i use a variable instead of a the table name in a FROM clause in a query.
I use the same query on five different table. For me to shorten my codes, I will just store the table name in a variable.
By the way I use FORMS 10g and the codes where in a WHEN-LIST-CHANGED trigger.Thanks...
Re: store table name in a variable [message #359952 is a reply to message #359933] Tue, 18 November 2008 23:22 Go to previous message
Michel Cadot
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You can't, you have to use dynamic SQL, "execute immediate" or dbms_sql package.

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