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problems with time field [message #2403] Thu, 11 July 2002 23:43 Go to next message
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Registered: September 2000
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what would be the datatype(most flexible) to store time field in oracle.
my project centres around time factor and involves
a lot manipulations.

I've chosen varchar2,but can it be stored in date (time) format.
if so please tell me the codings
Re: problems with time field [message #2409 is a reply to message #2403] Fri, 12 July 2002 10:44 Go to previous message
Mahesh Rajendran
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yes varchar2 can be used to store date:time.
you need to mask the date.
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