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PLS-00310 Tips

Oracle Database Tips by Donald BurlesonApril 22, 2015

Question:  I am getting this PLS-00310 error in my PL/SQL:

-- PLS-00310 - [Error] PLS-00310 (9: 33): PLS-00310: with %ROWTYPE attribute, 'P_TBL_NAME' must name a table, cursor or cursor-variable
-- [Error] PLS-00597 (26: 52): PLS-00597: expression 'L_DATA' in the INTO list is of wrong type
-- [Error] ORA-00904 (29: 51): PL/SQL: ORA-00904: : invalid identifier

How do I correct the PLS-00310 error?

Answer:  Here are the oerr notes on the PLS-00310 error:

Error: PLS-00310

PLS-00310 description: With %%ROWTYPE attribute, "string" must name a table, cursor or cursor-variable

PLS-00310 Cause: The %ROWTYPE attribute must be applied to an identifier declared as a cursor, cursor variable, or database table.

This error occurs when %ROWTYPE follows some identifier that has not been so declared.

Action: Change the declaration or do not apply the %ROWTYPE attribute to the identifier.




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