PL/SQL tutorial 4: Anchored Datatype (%TYPE) in PL/SQL By Manish Sharma RebellionRider

Anchored datatype or %TYPE in PL/SQL are those data type which you assign to a variable based on a database object. Watch this PL/SQL Tutorial 4 and leanr about %TYPE with examples By Manish Sharma from

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Yuxiang Zhang says:

0 dislike so far which is awsome

sakshi srivastava says:

Hey Manish very good videos. Please let me know from where can I download SQL developer for practice purpose.??

coderz says:

You can declare it to any one column type and use it as any column for ex:declare v_fname students.stu_id %types
and you can use integer or varchar in that declared variable(v_fname)
another example
DECLARE FR_NA employees.emp_name % TYPE;
SELECT emp_name INTO FR_NA FROM employees WHERE emp_id=105;
SELECT salary INTO FR_NA from employees WHERE emp_id=105;

Funsho Jooda says:

Thank you

vijaya Patil says:

which software is use to run pl/sql program.

Younas Khan says:

Keep It…#ManishSharma

Alok Sharma says:

great videos ….very nice explanation

Zaiid Raza says:

No bullshit. Simply full of content

Kshitij wardhan ahirwar says:

set serveroutput on;
v_name varchar(45);
select name into v_name from employee where id=1001;
alter table employee modify name char(90);
set serveroutput on;
v_name varchar(45);
select name into v_name from employee where id=1001;

it is working fine i altered column datatype in my db…please clr it

Sridhar Durairaj says:

Thanks for this video. ur videos are easy to learn and understand

haribabu kallagunta says:

you are a great teacher your videos on triggers are very useful for beginners thank you for giving these videos

Sugandha Dogra says:

hey manish , so sql is different from pl/sql ? or both are same ? is d way coding done is also same in both ?

Sunil Singh says:

Thanks sir

ARCHANA Vyakaranam says:

You are doing the wonderful job, God bless you.

Simon Kalu says:

Thank you Manish. Achored datatype is a wonderful topic for me

Shubhendu Mishra says:

Hey Sir,

Sir why we are using this dot(.) b/w student and first_name

tapanjeet roy says:

U r doing a great job…

Varsha Pathak says:

Nice explanation Manish…:)

David Adenzon says:

Thank you !

lachu lax says:

great explanation manish

عبد القادر عبدالرحمن عبدالله says:

Man, you are the real one whom i have been looking for ! I got U !

Thanks for the great work you did for us.

Rui Imsa says:

Wish all college professors like you!

Csongor Gerdán says:

Hi Manish,

Thank you for this great series.
I encountered a question during watching this video.
I got different error message after ALTER TABLE and SELECT INTO:
ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character string buffer too small ORA-06512: at line 4
ORA-06512: at “SYS.DBMS_SQL”, line 1721

I could not see anything related to NULL or large integer assignments what I can see in the video at 5:25. Could you explain this difference, please? I am confused a bit.

Genet Sebehat says:

You are great!  I want to be PL/SQL Developer.  Thanks!

Sarfaraz Makandar says:


akshay yethirajam says:

Very Productive learnings :) Thanks Manish sir :)

Manish Rana says:

One of the best teacher! I have learned a lot from you and really don’t know how to repay this.

anupama chandra says:

where is student table? do we need to create student table?

Sanjay Sony says:

Hi Manish what it mean %? in pl/sql

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