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

Part Number E17118-03
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FROM_TZ

Syntax

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Description of the illustration from_tz.gif

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')
---------------------------------------------------------------
28-MAR-00 08.00.000000000 AM +03:00