Data Length Of A NVARCHAR Column In The View Does Not Match Length Of Source Column (Doc ID 1547821.1)

Last updated on APRIL 29, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Create view select NVARCHAR column with REPLACE function from table , the data length of the column in the view does not match length of source column.

 

SQL> desc TEST_TAB;
Name                                      Null?    Type
----------------------------------------- -------- ----------------------------
NAME                                         NVARCHAR2(96)


SQL> create view test_name as select replace(NAME,chr(10),' ') name from TEST_TAB;

View created.

SQL> desc test_name;
Name                                      Null?    Type
----------------------------------------- -------- ----------------------------
NAME                                         NVARCHAR2(192)

Cause

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