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19:51:43 >alter session set nls_territory = 'AMERICA';
19:51:46 >select sysdate from dual;
19:51:50 >alter session set nls_territory = 'FRANCE';
19:51:56 >select sysdate from dual;
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See these examples of using the NLS_LANGUAGE parameter:
•For an example of setting NLS_LANGUAGE to Italian, see Oracle Database Globalization Support Guide.
•For an example of overriding default values for NLS_LANGUAGE and NLS_TERRITORY during a session, see Oracle Database Globalization Support Guide.
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The value specified for NLS_LANGUAGE in the initialization parameter file is the default for all sessions in that instance. For example, to specify the default session language as French, the parameter should be set as follows:
NLS_LANGUAGE = FRENCH
Consider the following server message:
ORA-00942: table or view does not exist
When the language is French, the server message appears as follows:
ORA-00942: table ou vue inexistante
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