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Updating rows with %rowtype

Can we update rows with the help of %rowtype?

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Yes.

Example:

 
Declare
  
    ---- Define a varibable with a record type
employee employee%rowtype;
 
begin
 
    ---- initialize field values
employee.empno := 1;
employee.first_name := 'Greg';
employee.last_name := 'Williams';
employee.country := 'USA';
 
--insert into the table
 
insert into employee values 
( employee.empno,
   employee.first_name,
   employee.last_name,
   employee.country );
 
commit;
 
end;
/

This was first published in September 2006

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