Re: spooling comma delimited file from sql where data does not wrap

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 09:15:29 -0700
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set trimspool on

defaults to true I believe starting with some version of oracle.

On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 6:27 AM, Rick Ricky <> wrote:

> I am running a query to dump some rows and I made the rows comma delimited
> like this
> select col1||','||col2||','|| ....
> from table
> I set lines 5000.
> I want to spool it so the spool file does not wrap. This way I can load the
> data into excel. The data keeps wrapping and when i import it, I get it
> wrapped in excel. its alot of columns. lines 5000 should be sufficient. I
> just don't have enough screen space for it all.

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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