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OCI NUMBER Functions

Table 19-12 describes the OCI NUMBER functions that are described in this section.

Table 19-12 NUMBER Functions

Function Purpose

"OCINumberAbs()"

Compute the absolute value

"OCINumberAdd()"

Add NUMBERs

"OCINumberArcCos()"

Compute the arc cosine

"OCINumberArcSin()"

Compute the arc sine

"OCINumberArcTan()"

Compute the arc tangent

"OCINumberArcTan2()"

Compute the arc tangent of two NUMBERs

"OCINumberAssign()"

Assign one NUMBER to another

"OCINumberCeil()"

Compute the ceiling of NUMBER

"OCINumberCmp()"

Compare NUMBERs

"OCINumberCos()"

Compute the cosine

"OCINumberDec()"

Decrement a NUMBER

"OCINumberDiv()"

Divide two NUMBERs

"OCINumberExp()"

Raise e to the specified Oracle NUMBER power

"OCINumberFloor()"

Compute the floor value of a NUMBER

"OCINumberFromInt()"

Convert an integer to an Oracle NUMBER

"OCINumberFromReal()"

Convert a real type to an Oracle NUMBER

"OCINumberFromText()"

Convert a string to an Oracle NUMBER

"OCINumberHypCos()"

Compute the hyperbolic cosine

"OCINumberHypSin()"

Compute the hyperbolic sine

"OCINumberHypTan()"

Compute the hyperbolic tangent

"OCINumberInc()"

Increment an Oracle NUMBER

"OCINumberIntPower()"

Raise a given base to an integer power

"OCINumberIsInt()"

Test if a NUMBER is an integer

"OCINumberIsZero()"

Test if a NUMBER is zero

"OCINumberLn()"

Compute the natural logarithm

"OCINumberLog()"

Compute the logarithm to an arbitrary base

"OCINumberMod()"

Gets the modulus (remainder) of the division of two Oracle NUMBERs

"OCINumberMul()"

Multiply two Oracle NUMBERs

"OCINumberNeg()"

Negates an Oracle NUMBER

"OCINumberPower()"

Raises a given base to a given exponent

"OCINumberPrec()"

Round a NUMBER to a specified number of decimal places

"OCINumberRound()"

Round an Oracle NUMBER to a specified decimal place

"OCINumberSetPi()"

Initialize a NUMBER to pi

"OCINumberSetZero()"

Initialize a NUMBER to zero

"OCINumberShift()"

Multiply by 10, shifting a specified number of decimal places

"OCINumberSign()"

Obtain the sign of an Oracle NUMBER

"OCINumberSin()"

Compute the sine

"OCINumberSqrt()"

Compute the square root of a NUMBER

"OCINumberSub()"

Subtract NUMBERs

"OCINumberTan()"

Compute the tangent

"OCINumberToInt()"

Convert an Oracle NUMBER to an integer

"OCINumberToReal()"

Convert an Oracle NUMBER to a real type

"OCINumberToRealArray()"

Convert an array of NUMBER to a real array.

"OCINumberToText()"

Convert an Oracle NUMBER to a string

"OCINumberTrunc()"

Truncate an Oracle NUMBER at a specified decimal place



OCINumberAbs()

Purpose

Computes the absolute value of an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberAbs ( OCIError              *err,
                     const OCINumber       *number, 
                     OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Input NUMBER.

result (OUT)

The absolute value of the input NUMBER.

Returns

This function returns an error if any of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet()


OCINumberAdd()

Purpose

Adds two Oracle NUMBERs together.

Syntax

sword OCINumberAdd ( OCIError              *err,
                     const OCINumber       *number1, 
                     const OCINumber       *number2,
                     OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number1, number2 (IN)

NUMBERs to be added.

result (OUT)

Result of adding number1 to number2.

Returns

This function returns an error if any of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberSub()


OCINumberArcCos()

Purpose

Takes the arc cosine in radians of an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberArcCos ( OCIError            *err, 
                        const OCINumber     *number, 
                        OCINumber           *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Argument of the arc cosine.

result (OUT)

Result of the arc cosine in radians.

Returns

This function returns an error if any of the NUMBER arguments is NULL, if number is less than –1, or if number is greater than 1.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberCos()


OCINumberArcSin()

Purpose

Takes the arc sine in radians of an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberArcSin ( OCIError              *err,
                        const OCINumber       *number, 
                        OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Argument of the arc sine.

result (OUT)

Result of the arc sine in radians.

Returns

This function returns an error if any of the NUMBER arguments is NULL, if number is less than –1, or if number is greater than 1.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberSin()


OCINumberArcTan()

Purpose

Takes the arc tangent in radians of an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberArcTan ( OCIError             *err, 
                        const OCINumber      *number, 
                        OCINumber            *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Argument of the arc tangent.

result (OUT)

Result of the arc tangent in radians.

Returns

This function returns an error if any of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberTan()


OCINumberArcTan2()

Purpose

Takes the arc tangent of two Oracle NUMBERs.

Syntax

sword OCINumberArcTan2 ( OCIError              *err, 
                         const OCINumber       *number1, 
                         const OCINumber       *number2,
                         OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number1 (IN)

Argument 1 of the arc tangent.

number2 (IN)

Argument 2 of the arc tangent.

result (OUT)

Result of the arc tangent in radians.

Returns

This function returns an error if any of the NUMBER arguments is NULL or if number2 equals 0.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberTan()


OCINumberAssign()

Purpose

Assigns one Oracle NUMBER to another Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberAssign ( OCIError              *err,
                        const OCINumber       *from, 
                        OCINumber             *to );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

from (IN)

NUMBER to be assigned.

to (OUT)

NUMBER copied into.

Comments

Assigns the NUMBER identified by from to the NUMBER identified by to.

Returns

This function returns an error if any of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberCmp()


OCINumberCeil()

Purpose

Computes the ceiling value of an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberCeil ( OCIError              *err, 
                      const OCINumber       *number, 
                      OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Input NUMBER.

result (OUT)

Output that contains the ceiling value of the input NUMBER.

Returns

This function returns an error if any of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberFloor()


OCINumberCmp()

Purpose

Compares two Oracle NUMBERs.

Syntax

sword OCINumberCmp ( OCIError            *err,
                     const OCINumber     *number1, 
                     const OCINumber     *number2,
                     sword               *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number1, number2 (IN)

NUMBERs to compare.

result (OUT)

Comparison result as specified in Table 19-13.

Table 19-13 Comparison Results

Comparison Result Output in result Parameter

number1 < number2

negative

number1 = number2

0

number1 > number2

positive


Returns

This function returns an error if any of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberAssign()


OCINumberCos()

Purpose

Computes the cosine in radians of an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberCos ( OCIError              *err,
                     const OCINumber       *number, 
                     OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Argument of the cosine in radians.

result (OUT)

Result of the cosine.

Returns

This function returns an error if any of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberArcCos()


OCINumberDec()

Purpose

Decrements an Oracle NUMBER in place.

Syntax

sword OCINumberDec ( OCIError  *err, 
                     OCINumber *number );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN/OUT)

A positive Oracle NUMBER to be decremented.

Comments

Decrements an Oracle NUMBER in place. It is assumed that the input is an integer between 0 and 100^21-2. If the input is too large, it is treated as 0; the result is an Oracle NUMBER 1. If the input is not a positive integer, the result is unpredictable.

Returns

This function returns an error if the input NUMBER is NULL.

Related Functions

OCINumberInc()


OCINumberDiv()

Purpose

Divides two Oracle NUMBERs.

Syntax

sword OCINumberDiv ( OCIError               *err,
                     const OCINumber        *number1, 
                     const OCINumber        *number2,
                     OCINumber              *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number1 (IN)

Pointer to the numerator.

number2 (IN)

Pointer to the denominator.

result (OUT)

Division result.

Comments

Divides number1 by number2 and returns the result in result.

Returns

This function returns an error if any of the following statements is true:

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberMul()


OCINumberExp()

Purpose

Raises e to the specified Oracle NUMBER power.

Syntax

sword OCINumberExp ( OCIError              *err, 
                     const OCINumber       *number,
                     OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

This function raises e to this Oracle NUMBER power.

result (OUT)

Output of exponentiation.

Returns

This function returns an error if any of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberLn()


OCINumberFloor()

Purpose

Computes the floor (round down) value of an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberFloor ( OCIError              *err,
                       const OCINumber       *number, 
                       OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Input NUMBER.

result (OUT)

The floor (round down) value of the input NUMBER.

Returns

This function returns an error if any of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberCeil()


OCINumberFromInt()

Purpose

Converts an integer to an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberFromInt ( OCIError            *err,
                         const void          *inum, 
                         uword               inum_length,
                         uword               inum_s_flag,
                         OCINumber           *number );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

inum (IN)

Pointer to the integer to convert.

inum_length (IN)

Size of the integer.

inum_s_flag (IN)

Flag that designates the sign of the integer, as follows:

number (OUT)

Given integer converted to Oracle NUMBER.

Comments

This is a native type conversion function. It converts any Oracle standard system-native integer type, such as ub4 or sb2, to an Oracle NUMBER.

Returns

This function returns an error if the number is too big to fit into an Oracle NUMBER, if number or inum is NULL, or if an invalid sign flag value is passed in inum_s_flag.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberToInt()


OCINumberFromReal()

Purpose

Converts a real (floating-point) type to an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberFromReal ( OCIError           *err,
                          const void         *rnum,
                          uword              rnum_length,
                          OCINumber          *number );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

rnum (IN)

Pointer to the floating-point number to convert.

rnum_length (IN)

The size of the desired result, which equals sizeof({float | double | long double}).

number (OUT)

Given float converted to Oracle NUMBER.

Comments

This is a native type conversion function. It converts a system-native floating-point type to an Oracle NUMBER.

Returns

This function returns an error if number or rnum is NULL, or if rnum_length equals zero.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberToReal()


OCINumberFromText()

Purpose

Converts a character string to an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberFromText ( OCIError           *err, 
                          const OraText      *str, 
                          ub4                str_length,
                          const OraText      *fmt,
                          ub4                fmt_length, 
                          const OraText      *nls_params, 
                          ub4                nls_p_length, 
                          OCINumber          *number );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

str (IN)

Input string to convert to Oracle NUMBER.

str_length (IN)

Size of the input string.

fmt (IN)

Conversion format.

fmt_length (IN)

Length of the fmt parameter.

nls_params (IN)

Globalization support format specification. If it is the NULL string (""), then the default parameters for the session are used.

nls_p_length (IN)

Length of the nls_params parameter.

number (OUT)

Given string converted to NUMBER.

Comments

Converts the given string to a NUMBER according to the specified format. See the TO_NUMBER conversion function described in the Oracle Database SQL Language Reference for a description of format and multilingual parameters.

Returns

This function returns an error if there is an invalid format, an invalid multibyte format, or an invalid input string, if number or str is NULL, or if str_length is zero.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberToText()


OCINumberHypCos()

Purpose

Computes the hyperbolic cosine of an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberHypCos ( OCIError              *err, 
                        const OCINumber       *number, 
                        OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Argument of the cosine hyperbolic.

result (OUT)

Result of the cosine hyperbolic.

Returns

This function returns an error if either of the number arguments is NULL.

Caution:

An Oracle NUMBER overflow causes an unpredictable result value.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberHypSin(), OCINumberHypTan()


OCINumberHypSin()

Purpose

Computes the hyperbolic sine of an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberHypSin ( OCIError              *err,
                        const OCINumber       *number, 
                        OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Argument of the sine hyperbolic.

result (OUT)

Result of the sine hyperbolic.

Returns

This function returns an error if either of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Caution:

An Oracle NUMBER overflow causes an unpredictable result value.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberHypCos(), OCINumberHypTan()


OCINumberHypTan()

Purpose

Computes the hyperbolic tangent of an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberHypTan ( OCIError              *err,
                        const OCINumber       *number,
                        OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Argument of the tangent hyperbolic.

result (OUT)

Result of the tangent hyperbolic.

Returns

This function returns an error if either of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Caution:

An Oracle NUMBER overflow causes an unpredictable result value.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberHypCos(), OCINumberHypSin()


OCINumberInc()

Purpose

Increments an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberInc ( OCIError   *err, 
                     OCINumber  *number );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN/OUT)

A positive Oracle NUMBER to be incremented.

Comments

Increments an Oracle NUMBER in place. It is assumed that the input is an integer between 0 and 100^21-2. If the input is too large, it is treated as 0 - the result is an Oracle NUMBER 1. If the input is not a positive integer, the result is unpredictable.

Returns

This function returns an error if the input NUMBER is NULL.

Related Functions

OCINumberDec()


OCINumberIntPower()

Purpose

Raises a given base to a given integer power.

Syntax

sword OCINumberIntPower ( OCIError             *err, 
                          const OCINumber      *base, 
                          const sword          exp,
                          OCINumber            *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

base (IN)

Base of the exponentiation.

exp (IN)

Exponent to which the base is raised.

result (OUT)

Output of exponentiation.

Returns

This function returns an error if either of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberPower()


OCINumberIsInt()

Purpose

Tests if an OCINumber is an integer.

Syntax

sword OCINumberIsInt ( OCIError         *err, 
                       const OCINumber  *number,
                       boolean          *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

NUMBER to be tested.

result (OUT)

Set to TRUE if integer value; otherwise, FALSE

Returns

This function returns an error if number or result is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberRound(), OCINumberTrunc()


OCINumberIsZero()

Purpose

Tests if the given NUMBER equals zero.

Syntax

sword OCINumberIsZero ( OCIError            *err,
                        const OCINumber     *number,
                        boolean             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

NUMBER to compare.

result (OUT)

Set to TRUE if equal to zero; otherwise, set to FALSE.

Returns

This function returns an error if the NUMBER argument is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberSetZero()


OCINumberLn()

Purpose

Takes the natural logarithm (base e) of an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberLn ( OCIError              *err,
                    const OCINumber       *number,
                    OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Logarithm of this NUMBER is computed.

result (OUT)

Logarithm result.

Returns

This function returns an error if either of the NUMBER arguments is NULL, or if number is less than or equal to zero.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberExp(), OCINumberLog()


OCINumberLog()

Purpose

Takes the logarithm, to any base, of an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberLog ( OCIError              *err, 
                     const OCINumber       *base, 
                     const OCINumber       *number, 
                     OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

base (IN)

Base of the logarithm.

number (IN)

Operand.

result (OUT)

Logarithm result.

Returns

This function returns an error if:

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberLn()


OCINumberMod()

Purpose

Gets the modulus (remainder) of the division of two Oracle NUMBERs.

Syntax

sword OCINumberMod ( OCIError              *err,
                     const OCINumber       *number1, 
                     const OCINumber       *number2,
                     OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number1 (IN)

Pointer to the numerator.

number2 (IN)

Pointer to the denominator.

result (OUT)

Remainder of the result.

Returns

This function returns an error if number1 or number2 is NULL, or if there is a divide-by-zero error.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberDiv()


OCINumberMul()

Purpose

Multiplies two Oracle NUMBERs.

Syntax

sword OCINumberMul ( OCIError              *err,
                     const OCINumber       *number1, 
                     const OCINumber       *number2,
                     OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number1 (IN)

NUMBER to multiply.

number2 (IN)

NUMBER to multiply.

result (OUT)

Multiplication result.

Comments

Multiplies number1 with number2 and returns the result in result.

Returns

This function returns an error if any of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberDiv()


OCINumberNeg()

Purpose

Negates an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberNeg ( OCIError              *err, 
                     const OCINumber       *number, 
                     OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

NUMBER to negate.

result (OUT)

Contains negated value of number.

Returns

This function returns an error if either of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberAbs(), OCINumberSign()


OCINumberPower()

Purpose

Raises a given base to a given exponent.

Syntax

sword OCINumberPower ( OCIError              *err,
                       const OCINumber       *base, 
                       const OCINumber       *number, 
                       OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

base (IN)

Base of the exponentiation.

number (IN)

Exponent to which the base is to be raised.

result (OUT)

Output of exponentiation.

Returns

This function returns an error if any of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberExp()


OCINumberPrec()

Purpose

Rounds an OCINumber to a specified number of decimal digits.

Syntax

sword OCINumberPrec ( OCIError *err, 
                      const OCINumber *number,
                      eword nDigs, 
                      OCINumber *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

The number for which to set precision.

nDigs (IN)

The number of decimal digits desired in the result.

result (OUT)

The result.

Comments

Performs a floating-point round with respect to the number of digits.

Returns

This function returns an error any of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberRound()


OCINumberRound()

Purpose

Rounds an Oracle NUMBER to a specified decimal place.

Syntax

sword OCINumberRound ( OCIError              *err,
                       const OCINumber       *number,
                       sword                 decplace,
                       OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

NUMBER to round.

decplace (IN)

Number of decimal digits to the right of the decimal point to round to. Negative values are allowed.

result (OUT)

Output of rounding.

Returns

This function returns an error if any of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberTrunc()


OCINumberSetPi()

Purpose

Sets an OCINumber to pi.

Syntax

void OCINumberSetPi ( OCIError *err, 
                      OCINumber *num );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

num (OUT)

NUMBER set to the value of pi.

Comments

Initializes the given NUMBER to the value of pi.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet()


OCINumberSetZero()

Purpose

Initializes an Oracle NUMBER to zero.

Syntax

void OCINumberSetZero ( OCIError      *err
                        OCINumber     *num ); 

Parameters

err (IN)

A valid OCI error handle. This function does not check for errors because the function never produces an error.

num (IN/OUT)

Oracle NUMBER to initialize to zero value.

Comments

None.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet()


OCINumberShift()

Purpose

Multiplies a NUMBER by a power of 10 by shifting it a specified number of decimal places.

Syntax

sword OCINumberShift ( OCIError         *err, 
                       const OCINumber  *number,
                       const sword      nDig,
                       OCINumber        *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Oracle NUMBER to be shifted.

nDig (IN)

Number of decimal places to shift.

result (OUT)

Shift result.

Comments

Multiplies number by 10^nDig and sets product to the result.

Returns

This function returns an error if the input number is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet()


OCINumberSign()

Purpose

Gets sign of an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberSign ( OCIError             *err, 
                      const OCINumber      *number, 
                      sword                *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Oracle NUMBER whose sign is returned.

result (OUT)

Table 19-14 lists the possible return values.

Table 19-14 Values of result

Value of number Output in result Parameter

number < 0

-1

number == 0

0

number > 0

1


Returns

This function returns an error if number or result is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberAbs()


OCINumberSin()

Purpose

Computes the sine in radians of an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberSin ( OCIError              *err, 
                     const OCINumber       *number, 
                     OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Argument of the sine in radians.

result (OUT)

Result of the sine.

Returns

This function returns an error if either of the number arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberArcSin()


OCINumberSqrt()

Purpose

Computes the square root of an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberSqrt ( OCIError           *err,
                     const OCINumber     *number, 
                     OCINumber           *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Input NUMBER.

result (OUT)

Output that contains the square root of the input NUMBER.

Returns

This function returns an error if number is NULL or number is negative.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberPower()


OCINumberSub()

Purpose

Subtracts two Oracle NUMBERs.

Syntax

sword OCINumberSub ( OCIError             *err,
                     const OCINumber      *number1, 
                     const OCINumber      *number2, 
                     OCINumber            *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number1, number2 (IN)

This function subtracts number2 from number1.

result (OUT)

Subtraction result.

Comments

Subtracts number2 from number1 and returns the result in result.

Returns

This function returns an error if any of the number arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberAdd()


OCINumberTan()

Purpose

Computes the tangent in radians of an Oracle NUMBER.

Syntax

sword OCINumberTan ( OCIError              *err, 
                     const OCINumber       *number,
                     OCINumber             *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Argument of the tangent in radians.

result (OUT)

Result of the tangent.

Returns

This function returns an error if any of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberArcTan(), OCINumberArcTan2()


OCINumberToInt()

Purpose

Converts an Oracle NUMBER type to integer.

Syntax

sword OCINumberToInt ( OCIError              *err,
                       const OCINumber       *number,
                       uword                 rsl_length,
                       uword                 rsl_flag, 
                       void                  *rsl );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Oracle NUMBER to convert.

rsl_length (IN)

Size of the desired result.

rsl_flag (IN)

Flag that designates the sign of the output, as follows:

rsl (OUT)

Pointer to space for the result.

Comments

This is a native type conversion function. It converts the given Oracle NUMBER into an integer of the form xbn, such as ub2, ub4, or sb2.

Returns

This function returns an error if number or rsl is NULL, if number is too big (overflow) or too small (underflow), or if an invalid sign flag value is passed in rsl_flag.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberFromInt()


OCINumberToReal()

Purpose

Converts an Oracle NUMBER type to a real type.

Syntax

sword OCINumberToReal ( OCIError            *err,
                        const OCINumber     *number,
                        uword               rsl_length,
                        void                *rsl );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Oracle NUMBER to convert.

rsl_length (IN)

The size of the desired result, which equals sizeof({ float | double | long double}).

rsl (OUT)

Pointer to space for storing the result.

Comments

This is a native type conversion function. It converts an Oracle NUMBER into a system-native real type. This function only converts NUMBERs up to LDBL_DIG, DBL_DIG, or FLT_DIG digits of precision and removes trailing zeros. These constants are defined in float.h.

You must pass a valid OCINumber to this function. Otherwise, the result is undefined.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberFromReal()


OCINumberToRealArray()

Purpose

Converts an array of NUMBER to an array of real type.

Syntax

sword OCINumberToRealArray ( OCIError         *err, 
                             const OCINumber  **number,
                             uword            elems, 
                             uword            rsl_length, 
                             void             *rsl );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Pointer to array of NUMBER to be converted.

elems (IN)

Maximum number of NUMBER pointers.

rsl_length (IN)

The size of the desired result, that is, sizeof({ float | double | long double }).

rsl (OUT)

Pointer to array of space for storing the result.

Comments

Native type conversion function that converts an Oracle NUMBER into a system-native real type. This function only converts numbers up to LDBL_DIG, DBL_DIG, or FLT_DIG digits of precision and removes trailing zeroes. The constants are defined in the float.h header file.

You must pass a valid OCINumber to this function. Otherwise, the result is undefined.

Returns

OCI_SUCCESS, if the function completes successfully; OCI_INVALID_HANDLE, if err is NULL; or OCI_ERROR, if number or rsl is NULL or rsl_length is 0.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberToReal()


OCINumberToText()

Purpose

Converts an Oracle NUMBER to a character string according to a specified format.

Syntax

sword OCINumberToText ( OCIError             *err,
                        const OCINumber      *number, 
                        const OraText        *fmt, 
                        ub4                  fmt_length,
                        const OraText        *nls_params, 
                        ub4                  nls_p_length,
                        ub4                  *buf_size, 
                        OraText              *buf );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Oracle NUMBER to convert.

fmt (IN)

Conversion format.

fmt_length (IN)

Length of the fmt parameter.

nls_params (IN)

Globalization support format specification. If it is a NULL string ((text *)0 ), then the default parameters for the session is used.

nls_p_length (IN)

Length of the nls_params parameter.

buf_size (IN)

Size of the buffer.

buf (OUT)

Buffer into which the converted string is placed.

Comments

See the TO_NUMBER conversion function described in the Oracle Database SQL Language Reference for a description of format and globalization support parameters.

The converted number string is stored in buf, up to a maximum of buf_size bytes.

Returns

This function returns an error if:

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberFromText()


OCINumberTrunc()

Purpose

Truncates an Oracle NUMBER at a specified decimal place.

Syntax

sword OCINumberTrunc ( OCIError             *err,
                       const OCINumber      *number, 
                       sword                decplace,
                       OCINumber            *result );

Parameters

err (IN/OUT)

The OCI error handle. If there is an error, it is recorded in err, and this function returns OCI_ERROR. Obtain diagnostic information by calling OCIErrorGet().

number (IN)

Input NUMBER.

decplace (IN)

Number of decimal digits to the right of the decimal point at which to truncate. Negative values are allowed.

result (OUT)

Output of truncation.

Returns

This function returns an error if any of the NUMBER arguments is NULL.

Related Functions

OCIErrorGet(), OCINumberRound()