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FROM_TZ

Syntax

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Purpose

FROM_TZ converts a timestamp value and a time zone to a TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZONE value. time_zone_value is a character string in the format 'TZH:TZM' or a character expression that returns a string in TZR with optional TZD format.

Examples

The following example returns a timestamp value to TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZONE:

SELECT FROM_TZ(TIMESTAMP '2000-03-28 08:00:00', '3:00') 
  FROM DUAL;

FROM_TZ(TIMESTAMP'2000-03-2808:00:00','3:00')
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28-MAR-00 08.00.000000000 AM +03:00