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  1. #1
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    Hi,
    In a stored procedure, I am selecting a date from the table, I want to add some time(say, 3000 seconds) and update the same table. I am getting compilation error when I try time I try to do it.
    Can somebody help me out with this?
    Ashutosh

  2. #2
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    Not seeing the procedure, all I can think is that you're not adding part of a day onto the date. For example, if you wanted to add 3000 seconds to SYSDATE, you would put

    select sysdate + (3000/86400) from dual

    because there are 86400 seconds in a day.

    Hope this is of use.

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