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Oracle® OLAP DML Reference
11g Release 1 (11.1)

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ESCAPEBASE

The ESCAPEBASE option specifies the type of escape that is produced by the INFILE keyword of the CONVERT function.

Syntax

ESCAPEBASE = 'escape-type

Arguments

escape-type

Specify 'd' for decimal escape, 'x' for hexadecimal escape.

The default escape type is decimal, which produces the INTEGER value for a character in the following form.

 '\dnnn'

A hexadecimal escape is the INTEGER value for a character in the following form.

 '\xnn'

Examples

For an example of using ESCAPEBASE with CONVERT to convert a text value to an escape sequence, see Example 7-50, "Converting Text Values to Escape Sequences".