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How to set hyperlink for Clob columns (Doc ID 330019.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version and later
Oracle Forms for OCI - Version and later
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This problem can occur on any platform.


Assume you have created a report with query "select description from test_clob", where the DESCRIPTION column is of datatype CLOB.

In the format trigger of the description field, you have written a code like the following to set the hyperlink attribute.

function F_descriptionFormatTrigger return boolean is
  srw.set_hyperlink('mailto:' || :description);
  return (TRUE);

While compiling this code, you will get the following error.

"Error 422 on line x column y
no PL/SQL translation for the bindtype given for this bind variable "




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