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Dynamic Cursor Where Clause?

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Q. Anyway to include or change the where clause in a Oracle Cursor in a stored procedure?

CREATE OR REPLACE PROCEDURE "procedure1" (
tmpltno IN NUMBER)

AS

c_qstn cursor;
sql varchar(200);

if tmplt = 0
 sql = 'SELECT id FROM table1;
else
sql = 'SELECT id FROM table4 WHERE tmplt_id = tmpltno';

BEGIN ....
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David VanZandtSr Software Engineer
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The syntax for the case statement is:

CASE  [ expression ]
  WHEN condition_1 THEN result_1
  WHEN condition_2 THEN result_2
  ...
  WHEN condition_n THEN result_n
  ELSE result
END

source: http://www.techonthenet.com/oracle/functions/case.php  and many examples in E-E knowledge base.
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:b is what ???
Sean StuberDatabase Developer & Administrator
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:b1 is the bind variable

you could give it another name

remember to keep the colon in front of it

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okay, now having issues trying to run a loop like so:

 FOR v_c_qstn IN c_qstn -- error
       LOOP
         ...

Error:
PLS-00221 (291: 27): PLS-00221: 'C_QSTN' is not a procedure or is undefined
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Now changing the 'For' statements...

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