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empty field in oracle [message #113909] Sat, 03 May 2003 19:31 Go to next message
ibbrahim
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Registered: February 2003
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i need a empty colomn in oracle
In sql i know i can use SELECT '' ) AS Advocate_Name1, but in oracle it giving from keyword is missing help me

thanx
ibbrahim
Re: empty field in oracle [message #113921 is a reply to message #113909] Wed, 11 June 2003 11:08 Go to previous message
Jim Gillespie
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Registered: January 2001
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: i need a empty colomn in oracle
: In sql i know i can use SELECT '' ) AS Advocate_Name1, but in oracle it giving from keyword is missing help me

: thanx
: ibbrahim

Ibbrahim,

Oracle always requires a from clause with a select. However, Oracle has a one row table called sys.dual.
You could write a select like this.

SELECT ' ' FROM DUAL; This will return on row of an empty column.

Jim Gillespie
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