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Fathia JamaSemarchy Team
Sr. Customer Success Consultant at Semarchy

What is the purpose of SEM_TO_CHAR2, when should I use it and what is the differences between SEM_TO_CHAR2 and other conversion SemQL functions?

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Peter Tse
Peter Tse Semarchy Team

Hi Fathia

SEM_TO_CHAR2 converts any datatype to string. It is a 'catch all' one.

If you know your specific datatype then you could use:

SEM_TO_CHAR which converts a number or string type to string.

SEM_NUMBER_TO_CHAR which converts a number type to string.

A full list of these can be found in the SemQL Reference Guide

Regards, Peter

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