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ORA-00984 or PLS-00231 Error when Compiling a Trigger (Doc ID 1205273.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 06, 2022

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Attempting to create a Trigger or a PL/SQL Procedure that attempts to reference SQLCODE or another built-in function can return one of the following errors.

PL/SQL: ORA-00984: column not allowed here
PLS-00231: function 'SQLCODE' may not be used in SQL

Here is a simple sample illustrating the error.


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