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Oracle® Database PL/SQL Language Reference
11g Release 2 (11.2)

Part Number E17126-03
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UPDATE Statement Extensions

PL/SQL extends the update_set_clause and where_clause of the SQL UPDATE statement as follows:

See Also:

Oracle Database SQL Language Reference for the syntax of the SQL UPDATE statement

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Syntax

update_set_clause ::=

integer_literal
Description of the illustration update_set_clause.gif

where_clause ::=

integer_literal
Description of the illustration where_clause.gif

Semantics

record_name

The name of a record variable that represents a row of the item described by dml_table_expression_clause. That is, for every column of the row, the record must have a field with a compatible data type. If a column has a NOT NULL constraint, then its corresponding field cannot have a NULL value.

for_update_cursor_name

The name of a FOR UPDATE cursor; that is, an explicit cursor associated with a FOR SELECT UPDATE statement.

See Also:

Oracle Database SQL Language Reference for the complete syntax of the UPDATE statement

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