ORA-936 Missing Expression Trying to Perform Outer Join Using Lower Function
(Doc ID 740708.1)
Last updated on NOVEMBER 29, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 220.127.116.11 to 18.104.22.168 [Release 9.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.
Trying to run a query using an outer join and the lower function.
The following example is using the scott.emp table,
The following query returns the ORA-936 error:
FROM emp e, dept d
WHERE e.deptno (+) = d.deptno
AND lower (e.ename) (+) = 'abcd';
AND lower (e.ename) (+) = 'abcd'
ERROR at line 4:
ORA-00936: missing expression
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