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156 DBMS_TYPES

The DBMS_TYPES package consists of constants, which represent the built-in and user-defined types.

This chapter contains the following topics:


Using DBMS_TYPES


Constants

The following table lists the constants in the DBMS_TYPES package.

Table 156-1 DBMS_TYPES Constants

Constant Description

NO_DATA

Is only relevant if PieceWise is called, for a collection or anydataset. Denotes the end of collection/anydataset when all the elements have been accessed

SUCCESS

The operation succeeded

TYPECODE_BDOUBLE

A NUMBER type

TYPECODE_BFILE

A BFILE type

TYPECODE_BFLOAT

A NUMBER type

TYPECODE_BLOB

A BLOB type

TYPECODE_CFILE

A CFILE type

TYPECODE_CHAR

A CHAR type

TYPECODE_CLOB

A CLOB type

TYPECODE_DATE

A DATE type

TYPECODE_INTERVAL_DS

An INTERVAL_DS type

TYPECODE_INTERVAL_YM

A INTERVAL_YM type

TYPECODE_MLSLABEL

An MLSLABEL type

TYPECODE_NAMEDCOLLECTION

A named collection (VARRAY/nested table) type

TYPECODE_NCHAR

A NCHAR type

TYPECODE_NCLOB

A NCLOB type

TYPECODE_NUMBER

A NUMBER type

TYPECODE_NVARCHAR2

A NVARCHAR2 type

TYPECODE_OBJECT

An OBJECT type

TYPECODE_OPAQUE

An OPAQUE type

TYPECODE_RAW

A RAW type

TYPECODE_REF

A REF type

TYPECODE_TABLE

A nested table collection type

TYPECODE_TIMESTAMP

A TIMESTAMP type

TYPECODE_TIMESTAMP_LTZ

A TIMESTAMP_LTZ type

TYPECODE_TIMESTAMP_TZ

A TIMESTAMP_TZ type

TYPECODE_UROWID

A UROWID type

TYPECODE_VARCHAR2

A VARCHAR2 type

TYPECODE_VARCHAR

A VARCHAR type

TYPECODE_VARRAY

A VARRAY collection type



Exceptions

  • INVALID_PARAMETERS

  • INCORRECT_USAGE

  • TYPE_MISMATCH