In Oracle/PLSQL, the initcap function sets the first character in each word to uppercase and the rest to lowercase.
The syntax for the initcap function is:initcap( string1 )
string1 is the string argument whose first character in each word will be converted to uppercase and all remaining characters converted to lowercase.
Oracle 8i, Oracle 9i, Oracle 10g, Oracle 11g
initcap('tech on the net'); would return 'Tech On The Net'
initcap('GEORGE BURNS'); would return 'George Burns'
In Oracle/PLSQL, the decode function has the functionality of an IF-THEN-ELSE statement.
The syntax for the decode function is:
decode( expression , search , result [, search , result]... [, default] )
expression is the value to compare.
search is the value that is compared against expression.
result is the value returned, if expression is equal to search.
default is optional. If no matches are found, the decode will return default. If default is omitted, then the decode statement will return null (if no matches are found).
Oracle 9i, Oracle 10g, Oracle 11g
You could use the decode function in an SQL statement as follows:
decode(supplier_id, 10000, 'IBM',
10002, 'Hewlett Packard',
The above decode statement is equivalent to the following IF-THEN-ELSE statement:
IF supplier_id = 10000 THEN
result := 'IBM';
ELSIF supplier_id = 10001 THEN
result := 'Microsoft';
ELSIF supplier_id = 10002 THEN
result := 'Hewlett Packard';
result := 'Gateway';
Check for file existence:
If Not (FileExists(&Str_Filepath, %FilePath_Absolute)) Then
MessageBox(0, "", 0, 0, " *** Invalid File Path/ No write access -- Check the File Path <" | &Str_Filepath | ">");
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