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

From: Greg Rahn <>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 20:12:16 -0700
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not via sqlplus, but exactly what you probably want

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.


Greg Rahn
Received on Wed Jun 11 2008 - 22:12:16 CDT

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