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Oracle® Database Reference
12c Release 1 (12.1)

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About Static Data Dictionary Views

Data dictionary tables are not directly accessible, but you can access information in them through data dictionary views. To list the data dictionary views available to you, query the view DICTIONARY.

Many data dictionary tables have three corresponding views:

The columns of the ALL_, DBA_, and USER_ views corresponding to a single data dictionary table are usually nearly identical. Therefore, these views are described in full only once in this chapter, at their first occurrence alphabetically, and are listed without full descriptions at their other occurrences.

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"Static Data Dictionary View Descriptions" introduces the alphabetical listing of view descriptions that are documented in this manual