CodERORR - 1 year ago 60

SQL Question

How to create a function that can Insert in table1, table2, Table3.

It has to be called from some other procedure and values will be coming from that procedure.

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Answer Source

The question is not clear. In general you can create a function which accepts as parameters the values you want to insert in the 3 tables and which will have 3 insert statements (one for each table), assuming no dependencies like FKs between the 3 tables.

```
create FUNCTION my_function (p_value_11 NUMBER ,p_value_12 varchar2 ,p_value_21 NUMBER ,p_value_31 NUMBER)
RETURN NUMBER
AS
v_result number := 0;
BEGIN
INSERT into my_table_1(col_11,col_12) values (p_value_11,p_value12);
INSERT into my_table_2(col_21) values (p_value_21);
INSERT into my_table_3(col_31) values (p_value_31);
RETURN v_result;
exception
when others then
v_result := -1;
RETURN v_result;
END;
```

Why does it need to be a function and not a procedure?

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