|Oracle® Database SQL Reference
10g Release 1 (10.1)
Part Number B10759-01
char, with the first letter of each word in uppercase, all other letters in lowercase. Words are delimited by white space or characters that are not alphanumeric.
char can be of any of the datatypes
NVARCHAR2. The return value is the same datatype as
This function does not support
CLOB data directly. However,
CLOBs can be passed in as arguments through implicit data conversion.
See Also:"Datatype Comparison Rules " for more information.
The following example capitalizes each word in the string:
SELECT INITCAP('the soap') "Capitals" FROM DUAL; Capitals --------- The Soap