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Snippet Name: FIRST_VALUE

Description: Returns the first value in an ordered set of values. If the first value in the set is null, then the function returns NULL unless you specify IGNORE NULLS.

Also see:
» RANK
» REGR_SLOPE
» VARIANCE
» VAR_SAMP
» VAR_POP
» SUM
» STDDEV_SAMP
» STDDEV_POP
» STDDEV
» ROW_NUMBER
» REGR_SYY
» REGR_SXY
» REGR_SXX
» REGR_R2
» REGR_INTERCEPT
» REGR_COUNT
» REGR_AVGY
» REGR_AVGX
» Number Functions: RATIO_TO_REPORT
» Number Functions: RANK
» PERCENTILE_DISC
» PERCENTILE_CONT
» PERCENT_RANK
» OVER PARTITION BY
» NTILE
» MIN
» MAX
» LEAD
» LAST_VALUE
» LAST

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Language: PL/SQL
Highlight Mode: PLSQL
Last Modified: March 02nd, 2009

FIRST_VALUE(<expression> [IGNORE NULLS])
OVER (<analytic clause>)
 
conn oe/oe
 
SELECT last_name, salary, hire_date, FIRST_VALUE(hire_date)
OVER (ORDER BY salary ROWS BETWEEN UNBOUNDED PRECEDING AND UNBOUNDED FOLLOWING) AS lv
FROM (SELECT * FROM employees WHERE department_id = 90
ORDER BY hire_date);


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