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RE: Sqlldr to remove 1st line of data file

From: Kurth, Michael J. <>
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 12:23:00 -0600
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Either use the SKIP command, or the WHEN command, something like WHEN POSITION (1:1) != '#'    

Mike Kurth
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-----Original Message-----

From: Nguyen, David M [] Sent: Friday, March 12, 2004 12:06 PM
Subject: Sqlldr to remove 1st line of data file

I want to load data file into oracle database and I need to remove the first line inside of data file before loading. How do I tell sqlldr to remove the first line of data file?

**My data file in csv format:

# Northeast,1,GABE0, <=== Need to remove this line before loading data.

2/27/04 10:44:52 PM CST,13,13,0,43,0,446,0 2/27/04 10:59:52 PM CST,3,3,0,15,0,446,0 2/27/04 11:14:52 PM CST,7,7,0,23,0,446,0 2/27/04 11:29:52 PM CST,7,6,1,18,0,446,0 Thanks,

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