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  1. #1
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    Jul 2004

    Unanswered: passing in array of integer values

    I am very new to oracle and I am trying to write a stored procedure where I can pass in an array of integers in order to retrieve a result set


    create or replace procedure sp_cases array varchar (?)
    select * from cases
    where id in (:array)

    array would contain the values

    I would like to pass the parameter in as a comma delimited value (500, 600, 700).

    can someone tell me how to do this?

    Last edited by awfdml; 08-26-04 at 11:38. Reason: correction :)

  2. #2
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    Aug 2003
    Where the Surf Meets the Turf @Del Mar, CA
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    >can someone tell me how to do this?
    It appears you are aware a some technical terms, but don't really "grok" them.
    The variable does not need to be an "array". It can simply be a VARCHAR2.
    Regardless of the variable type, it can NOT be used as you wanted to do.
    You'll need to use EXECUTE IMMEDIATE. has lots of good code examples.
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