The TO_MULTI_BYTE function in Oracle SQL / PLSQL is used to get a character value with all the single byte characters converted to multi byte characters.
To use TO_MULTI_BYTE function make sure that the data base contains both single and multi byte characters.
The Syntax for the TO_MULTI_BYTE function in Oracle SQL / PLSQL is:
- character1 can be of any type like char, varchar2, nchar or nvarchar2
- The return type of TO_MULTI_BYTE function will be of the same data type as that of the character1.
SELECT TO_MULTI_BYTE ('Tech Honey') FROM dual;
Will return the multi byte character value of ‘Tech Honey’