Re: Simple PL/SQL output question

From: Dennis Williams <>
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2011 10:05:15 -0600
Message-ID: <>

I enabled output with

SET SERVEROUTPUT ON Oh yeah, and this is Oracle on the server, using an 11g client SQL*Plus.

On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 9:47 AM, Niall Litchfield <
> wrote:

> How did you enable output?
> On 9 Mar 2011 15:45, "Dennis Williams" <>
> wrote:
> List,
> I recently wrote a SQL script containing a PL/SQL anonymous block. I used
> DBMS_OUTPUT to sent results to the screen. This worked fine when I copied
> and pasted the script into a SQL*Plus session. However, when I just hit "r"
> to rerun the script, I noticed that it produced no output. Later I passed
> this to a user who ran it using Toad and got no output. Can anybody tell me
> what (isn't) going on?
> The reason I used PL/SQL in this manner is that I needed more logic than
> SQL itself could provide. In our environment, creating database objects
> requires a lot of red tape, but we have a read-only account that can be used
> to run queries or ad-hoc scripts.
> Thanks,
> Dennis Williams

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