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I have a table that has column SSN. The datatype is Varchar2. The values in this column are in the format 123456789. I want the values to be displayed as 123-45-6789. What SQL to Write? Please help me.
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SELECT SUBSTR(SSN,0,3) || '-' || SUBSTR(SSN, 3,2) || '-' || SUBSTR(SSN,5,4)
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