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Where to See the Expression For a Function Based Index? (Doc ID 1506389.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 30, 2019

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The function-based index can be used to build an index on a function of one or several columns from a table. A name as generated by the system (SYS_NCxxxxx$) is stored in DBA_IND_COLUMNS for this column but the function as used is not stored in this view.
What system view can be queried to get this information?


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