|Oracle® OLAP DML Reference
11g Release 2 (11.2)
Part Number E17122-05
DECIMALCHAR only affects the way Oracle OLAP formats numbers in output. When you format numbers for input, use a period (
.) for the decimal marker. To use a different decimal marker, enclose the value in single quotes and use the TO_NUMBER function to convert the value from text to a valid number.
Example 5-18 Identifying the Decimal and Thousands Markers
The statements in this example show the DECIMALCHAR and THOUSANDSCHAR values.
The following statement might produce a comma as output.
The following statement might produce a period as output.
With these values, the following statement might produce the output that follows it.
SHOW TOTAL(sales) 63,181,743.50