how read and write in column long raw in PL/SQL


Exists character data in a table in format long raw, and I need to read this data in long raw and how to write in pl/sql in oracle 10gr2


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LONG RAW data types works the same as varchar2.

l2 long raw;
l1 long raw;
select raw_col INTO l2 from <tableA>;
l1:=substr(l2, 356789,55);

yeraiAuthor Commented:
i need the data in ascii it's look how hexa
The function RAWTOHEX converts raw to a character value containing its hexadecimal equivalent.
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yeraiAuthor Commented:
i need to convert the raw to char
user chr function to convert the ascii value to the character. This has to be done for each character.

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SujithData ArchitectCommented:
Oracle supplied package UTL_RAW has many functions to manipulate RAW DATA.

Are you looking for RAW to VARCHAR2 conversion using utl_raw.cast_to_varchar2??
Forced accept.

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