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

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NLS_TERRITORY

The NLS_TERRITORY option specifies current territory for the session.

Within a session, you can dynamically modify the value of this option using the OLAP DML syntax show below or by using the SQL statement ALTER SESSION SET option = value.  

Data Type

TEXT

Syntax

NLS_TERITORRY = option-value

Arguments

See Oracle Database Reference for more information about the NLS_TERRITORY parameter.

Examples

Example 6-79 Effects of Changing NLS_TERRITORY

In this example, the NLS_LANG option is initially set to:

AMERICAN_AMERICA.WE8ISO8859P1 

The thousands marker is a comma (,), and the decimal marker is a period (.).

SHOW TO_NUMBER('12345')
12,345.00

A change to the territory setting:

NLS_TERRITORY = 'FRANCE'

changes the value of NLS_LANG to

AMERICAN_FRANCE.WE8ISO8859P1

The thousands marker is now a period (.), and the decimal marker is a comma (,).

SHOW TO_NUMBER('12345')
12.345,00