Re: Forms 4.5: Can SQL*Plus be started from a form?

From: Joaquin Garcia Santos <>
Date: Mon, 31 May 1999 11:23:56 +0200
Message-ID: <7itju1$aas$>

I am not sure, but perhaps if you use Host('sqlplus scott/tiger'), you can start sqlplus, but I do not know how to send commands to it. So I think the best you can do is to use Forms_ddl.

Jan-Marcel escribió en mensaje ...
>Hi Bill,
>As far as I know this ain't possible. However you might use the Forms_ddl
>syntax in which you can do some transactions in the database during your
>forms sessions. Just take a look in your forms help-file.
>Good luck,
>Bill Messick heeft geschreven in bericht ...
>>Is there a way to start SQL*Plus from a form and have it run under the
>>same Oracle session? The RUN_PRODUCT built-in only has parameters for
>>forms, reports, graphics and book, and using the host command would start
>>a new session. It would be useful during development to be able to pick
>>"run sql*plus" from a menu and use it to examine uncommitted changes.
>>Bill Messick
>>Computer Associates GPS
Received on Mon May 31 1999 - 11:23:56 CEST

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