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Converting number to character formatted as a numeric string



SQL> -- Converting number to character formatted as a numeric string.
SQL> DECLARE
  2       myNumber NUMBER := 90210;
  3       myChar VARCHAR2(21) ;
  4  BEGIN
  5       myChar := TO_CHAR(myNumber,'0000000000');
  6       DBMS_OUTPUT.PUT_LINE('The employee ID is: ' || myChar);
  7  END;
  8  /
The employee ID is:  0000090210

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