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Oracle PL/SQL Conditional Statements

This article contins information about PL/SQL Conditional Statements such as IF,IF ELSE,ELSEIF,CASE.

Conditional statements allow to execute commands according to a certain condition.

The condition in conditional statements is created by using the operators in Oracle PL / SQL.

What are the PL/SQL Conditional Statements?

IF Statement in Oracle PL/SQL

If the specified condition is true, commands run in the block.

Sample IF Condition Usage is as follows;

IF ELSE Statement in Oracle PL/SQL

ELSE condition contains commands to run if the condition set by IF is not true.

Sample IF ELSE Condition Usage is as follows;

ELSIF Statement in Oracle PL/SQL

Used to specify multiple conditions.

Sample ELSIF Condition Usage is as follows;

CASE Statement in Oracle PL/SQL

IF AND ELSIF cause multiple operators to be used for a value.

The CASE keyword is used to check the result of a single value.

Sample CASE Condition Usage is as follows;

You see that less operators are used compared to the previous ELSIF example.

The CASE condition can also be used with operators.

Sample usage is as follows;

Conditional expressions can also be used in loops.

You can find more detailed information about below topics in the below link.

PL/SQL Tutorial

You will find below topics in this article.

  1. What is PL/SQL
  2. Oracle PL/SQL Data Types and Variables and Literals
  3. Oracle PL/SQL Operators
  4. Oracle PL/SQL Conditional Statements
  5. Oracle PL/SQL Loops
  6. Oracle PL/SQL Procedures and Procedure Parameters
  7. Oracle PL/SQL Functions
  8. Oracle PL/SQL Cursor
  9. Oracle PL/SQL Records
  10. Oracle PL/SQL Exception
  11. Oracle PL/SQL Trigger
  12. Oracle PL/SQL Packages
  13. Oracle PL/SQL Collections

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