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11g Release 1 (11.1)

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NCHR

Syntax

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Purpose

NCHR returns the character having the binary equivalent to number in the national character set. The value returned is always NVARCHAR2. This function is equivalent to using the CHR function with the USING NCHAR_CS clause.

This function takes as an argument a NUMBER value, or any value that can be implicitly converted to NUMBER, and returns a character.

See Also:

CHR

Examples

The following examples return the nchar character 187:

SELECT NCHR(187) FROM DUAL;

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SELECT CHR(187 USING NCHAR_CS) FROM DUAL;

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