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Line break problem in sql loader [message #254206] Thu, 26 July 2007 02:52 Go to next message
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Registered: July 2007
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Hi people,

I'm inserting data into a table through sql loader using a csv file. The problem I'm having is when it comes to a field where the data has a line break, it'll insert it into a new row, or place the record into the bad file, but truncated.


messageid, message, messagetype

1, "Hello World", "text"
2, "This is a
message", "text"
3, "A message", "text"

In the bad file, it shows that the second one failed and appears as:

2, "This is a

Is there a way to fix this from happening without the need to change the csv files?
Re: Line break problem in sql loader [message #254225 is a reply to message #254206] Thu, 26 July 2007 03:46 Go to previous message
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OracleŽ Database Utilities
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