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Oracle NCHR function

Description

The Oracle NCHAR() function is used to get the character having the binary equivalent to the number in the national character set. This function is equivalent to using the CHR function with the USING NCHAR_CS clause.

Syntax:

NCHR(number)

Parameters:

This function takes as an argument a NUMBER value, or any value that can be implicitly converted to NUMBER, and returns a character.

Return Value Type

The value returned is always NVARCHAR2.

Applies to

Oracle 12c, Oracle 11g, Oracle 10g, Oracle 9i, Oracle 8i

Examples: Oracle NCHR function

The following examples return the nchr character against a given number.

SQL> SELECT NCHR(122) FROM DUAL;
N
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z
SQL> SELECT NCHR(162) FROM DUAL;
N
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ó
SQL> SELECT NCHR(188) FROM DUAL;
N
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