Oracle PL/SQL - Explicit Cursor FOR LOOP Statement

Introduction

The following code uses an explicit cursor FOR LOOP statement.

Demo

SQL>
SQL> drop table emp;

Table dropped.-- from w w  w.j  ava2s. c o m

SQL> CREATE TABLE emp(
  2  empid NUMBER(6),
  3  first_name VARCHAR2(20),
  4  last_name VARCHAR2(25),
  5  email VARCHAR2(25),
  6  phone_number VARCHAR2(20),
  7  hire_date DATE,
  8  job_id VARCHAR2(10),
  9  salary NUMBER(8,2),
 10  commission_pct NUMBER(2,2),
 11  manager_id NUMBER(6),
 12  department_id NUMBER(4)) ;
SQL>
SQL> INSERT INTO emp VALUES( 100, 'Steven', 'King', 'SKING', '123.123.4567', TO_DATE('17-JUN-2000', 'dd-MON-yyyy'), 'CODER', 24000, NULL, NULL, 10);
SQL> INSERT INTO emp VALUES( 200, 'Joe', 'Lee', 'abc', '123.123.9999', TO_DATE('17-JUN-2010', 'dd-MON-yyyy'), 'TESTER', 25000, NULL, NULL, 20);
SQL>
SQL>
SQL> DECLARE
  2    CURSOR c1 IS
  3      SELECT last_name, job_id FROM emp;
  4  BEGIN
  5    FOR item IN c1
  6    LOOP
  7      DBMS_OUTPUT.PUT_LINE
  8        ('Name = ' || item.last_name || ', Job = ' || item.job_id);
  9    END LOOP;
 10  END;
 11  /
Name = King, Job = CODER
Name = Lee, Job = TESTER

PL/SQL procedure successfully completed.

SQL>

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