NLS

NLS

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The NLS command sets or reports national language support settings.

 

 

Format

 

NLSReport all settings
NLS { DEFAULT }Set defaults
NLS  { key }Report setting for given parameter
NLS  { key value }Set value for given parameter

 

where

 

keyidentifies the parameter to be set or reported.

 

valueis the new value for the parameter.

 

 

 

The NLS command sets or reports national language parameter values. The available parameters and their default values are:

 

Parameter

Default

Notes

CURRENCY

$

Maximum 8 characters

THOUSANDS

,

Thousands separator character

DECIMAL

.

Decimal separator character

IMPLICIT.DECIMAL

.

Decimal separator character for implicit data conversions. See SETNLS for details.

 

Setting two or more of the national language support parameters to the same character will have undefined effects.

 

Setting the DECIMAL character also sets the IMPLICIT.DECIMAL character to the same value. When using both, the DECIMAL character must be set first.

 

 

See also:

SETNLS