Re: SQL-plus

From: Robert Klemme <>
Date: Sun, 01 Mar 2009 23:57:29 +0100
Message-ID: <>

[Quoted] On 01.03.2009 23:38, Tim wrote:

> Michael Austin wrote:
>> Tim wrote:

>>> Michael Austin wrote:
>>>> Tim wrote:
>>>>> Why do I get different types of interfaces when I install different
>>>>> versions of Oracle?
>>>>> I just installed a version of 10g, personal edition and the
>>>>> interface for SQL-plus is just a windows command prompt.
>>>>> Other times, with different versions, there were actual
>>>>> applications that had buttons for executing statements or
>>>>> retrieving statements.
>>>>> Why is there such a difference in this feature?
>>>> So, are you looking for something like Oracle SQLDeveloper? It is a
>>>> different product.
>>>> That is also why they have XE, PE, SE and EE.. they bundle different
>>>> stuff together...
>>> Thanks. But other versions of Oracle had a version of SQL*Plus that
>>> was a Windows version with a UI.
>> sqlplusw != sqlplus
> Well OK, although I think it was referred to as such. Is there any way I 
> can get a sqlplusw.exe for my version of Oracle 10g?

[Quoted] I'd rather not want to. The Windows application is flawed. The command line version is much better, for example, it has command history. Just forget this Windows thing. I am hearing, Oracle removed it in 11g anyway.

Just my 0.02EUR

        robert Received on Sun Mar 01 2009 - 23:57:29 CET

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