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You select the elements in a nested table using a SELECT statement.

SQL>
SQL>
SQL> CREATE Or Replace TYPE AddressType AS OBJECT (
  2    street VARCHAR2(15),
  3    city   VARCHAR2(15),
  4    state  CHAR(2),
  5    zip    VARCHAR2(5)
  6  );
  7  /

SQL>
SQL> CREATE Or Replace TYPE nested_table_AddressType AS TABLE OF AddressType;
  2  /

Type created.

SQL>
SQL> CREATE TABLE employee (
  2    id         INTEGER PRIMARY KEY,
  3    first_name VARCHAR2(10),
  4    last_name  VARCHAR2(10),
  5    addresses  nested_table_AddressType
  6  )
  7  NESTED TABLE
  8    addresses
  9  STORE AS
 10    nested_addresses;

Table created.

SQL>
SQL>
SQL> INSERT INTO employee VALUES (
  2    1, 'Steve', 'Brown',
  3    nested_table_AddressType(
  4      AddressType('2 Ave', 'City', 'MA', '12345'),
  5      AddressType('4 Ave', 'City', 'CA', '54321')
  6    )
  7  );

1 row created.

SQL>
SQL> select * from employee;

ID FIRST_NAME LAST_NAME  ADDRESSES(STREET, CITY, STATE, ZIP)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
1  Steve      Brown      NESTED_TABLE_ADDRESSTYPE(ADDRESSTYPE('2 Ave', 'City', 'MA', '12345'), ADDRESSTYPE('4 Ave', 'City', 'CA', '54321'))


SQL>
SQL> drop table employee;

Table dropped.

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26.9.Nested Table Column
26.9.1.Using a Nested Table Type to Define a Column in a Table
26.9.2.Getting Information on Nested Tables
26.9.3.Set the depth to 2 and describe a nested table
26.9.4.Populating a Nested Table with Elements
26.9.5.Selecting Nested Table Elements
26.9.6.Modifying Nested Table Elements
26.9.7.Update the first record in the nested table.
26.9.8.Delete one record in the nested table