How to Create a Text Index on Multiple Columns Belonging to Different Tables using USER_DATASTORE (Doc ID 395129.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Text - Version 10.1.0.2 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

***Checked for relevance on 17-Jun-2013***

Goal

You want to create a single Oracle Text index on multiple columns which belong to different base tables. Multi_Column_Datastore is not going to help you as it can only be used for multiple column from within the same table. To do this you will need to use "USER DATASTORE" as shown below.

Solution

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