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Lesson 4 Using parameters with cursors
ObjectiveIdentify correct syntax for using parameters with cursors.

Using Parameters with Cursors

You can specify parameters for cursors in a similar way that you define them for a procedure.
This allows you to pass parameters to a cursor when you open the cursor. Look at the following Slideshow to see how the syntax works and learn how to open a cursor that uses parameters.

Cursors With Parameters
The key reason for using parameters in a cursor is to help you write clear code. It is obvious to the casual reader of your code that you are passing variables X, Y, and Z to the cursor if the OPEN command contains those three variables as parameters.
The next lesson concludes this module.

Procedures Functions Cursors Parameters - Quiz

Click the Quiz link below to answer a few questions about parameters in procedures, functions, and cursors.
Procedures Functions Cursors Parameters - Quiz