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what does := mean and do [message #36693] Wed, 12 December 2001 21:26 Go to next message
johnny o'reilly
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Registered: December 2001
Junior Member
what does := mean and do. once again in simple terms would be great

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Re: what does := mean and do [message #36696 is a reply to message #36693] Thu, 13 December 2001 06:10 Go to previous message
Poonamb
Messages: 16
Registered: October 2001
Junior Member
:= is an assignment operator in PL/SQL. It's purpose is to assign a value to some variable.

(Do not confuse this with the equal to sign = Eh!)

eg.

vAvgAge := 32;

vMyName := 'TOM';

IF vMyDesignation = NULL THEN
vMyDesignation := vDefaultDesignation;
END IF;

Hope this clears the concept.

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