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To avoid having 'naked' decimal points



SQL>
SQL> -- create demo table
SQL> create table TestTable(
  2    ID                 VARCHAR2(4 BYTE)         NOT NULL,
  3    MyName             VARCHAR2(10 BYTE),
  4    MyDate             DATE,
  5    MyNumber           Number(8,2)
  6  )
  7  /

Table created.

SQL>
SQL>
SQL> insert into TestTable (ID, MyName, MyDate, MyNumber) values('1','Alison',to_date('19960711','YYYYMMDD'),12.12);

1 row created.

SQL> insert into TestTable (ID, MyName, MyDate, MyNumber) values('1','Alison',to_date('19970622','YYYYMMDD'),-12.12);

1 row created.

SQL> insert into TestTable (ID, MyName, MyDate, MyNumber) values('1','Alison',to_date('19980513','YYYYMMDD'),22.1);

1 row created.

SQL> insert into TestTable (ID, MyName, MyDate, MyNumber) values('1','Alison',to_date('19990624','YYYYMMDD'),-2.12);

1 row created.

SQL> insert into TestTable (ID, MyName, MyDate, MyNumber) values('1','Alison',to_date('20000415','YYYYMMDD'),2.1);

1 row created.

SQL>
SQL>
SQL> select * from TestTable;

ID   MYNAME     MYDATE      MYNUMBER
---- ---------- --------- ----------
1    Alison     11-JUL-96      12.12
1    Alison     22-JUN-97     -12.12
1    Alison     13-MAY-98       22.1
1    Alison     24-JUN-99      -2.12
1    Alison     15-APR-00        2.1

SQL>
SQL>
SQL> -- To avoid having 'naked' decimal points
SQL>
SQL> COLUMN MyNumber FORMAT 990.99;
SQL>
SQL> SELECT * FROM TestTable;

ID   MYNAME     MYDATE    MYNUMBER
---- ---------- --------- --------
1    Alison     11-JUL-96    12.12
1    Alison     22-JUN-97   -12.12
1    Alison     13-MAY-98    22.10
1    Alison     24-JUN-99    -2.12
1    Alison     15-APR-00     2.10

SQL>
SQL> column mynumber clear;
SQL>
SQL>
SQL> drop table TestTable;
           
       










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