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

Part Number E17118-03
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XMLSERIALIZE

Syntax

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Purpose

XMLSerialize creates a string or LOB containing the contents of value_expr.

See Also:

Oracle XML DB Developer's Guide for more information on this function

Examples

The following statement uses the DUAL table to illustrate the syntax of XMLSerialize:

SELECT XMLSERIALIZE(CONTENT XMLTYPE('<Owner>Grandco</Owner>'))
   FROM DUAL;