Re: Edit records with an Oracle client

From: Palooka <>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 03:56:47 +0100
Message-ID: <PDfAl.84236$aR3.59539_at_newsfe17.ams2>

Michael Austin wrote:
> Palooka wrote:

>> francan wrote:
>>> I just loaded the 10g client EM on my Windows workstation to connect
>>> to our 10g database.
>>> Everything works great except I dont see any place where I can edit
>>> records. I have to use SQL Plus to edit records but was hoping to use
>>> a GUI like I had with 9i client OEM.
>>> Before we had 10g, I used to have the 9i OEM and it let me edit
>>> records in 9i OEM where I could add, delete and update records with a
>>> user friendly interface.
>>> Please advise where or how I can edit records in 10g EM or Oracle
>>> client?
>> You want to edit in a spreadsheet like grid in 10g? You can use
>> iSQL*Plus, SQL Developer, or any number of tools.
>> Palooka
> I find that trying to edit live data with a "spreadsheet" tool to be a 
> very dangerous thing - especially if you really do not understand the 
> data...

True enough, but no more dangerous than using SQL*Plus. After all, it's the database permissions which determine what is what; not the choice of client tool.

Palooka Received on Mon Mar 30 2009 - 21:56:47 CDT

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