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# 8  
Old 05-20-2011
Originally Posted by mayankgupta18
Ideally it must contain only one line but as all columns are | separated .
but data is coming in multi line
Look like your record-set is not complete , I think tr will fix your multiline problem.
tr -d \\n < file

# 9  
Old 05-20-2011
Yup, ... the double cross-posts made my remark obsolete...
# 10  
Old 05-24-2011
I am still not able to convert the file.
Let me explain with example:

I am having one table in oracle with data type CLOB, and it contains data like :

See Attached as Table

Now when I am trying to export this in a text file with pipe separated using TOAD/SQL developer
Then it comes like:





And when I am trying to insert this data in another table with Varchar column instead of CLOB, the table used to consider 2nd line of each record as New record ant try to load in 1st column, so it rejects the data.

And what I want is data must come like:

Mayank|1|Fhfdsjhf gadfjh hdkhgkdg
Rahul|2|Fgjshagfuagf gfjsadhgfjusa ahfdag fafjhgfjgahk Bafj
Abhishek|3|Jgfsjakgf fgusgushau gabfjhkj

Mayank Gupta

Last edited by mayankgupta18; 05-24-2011 at 11:03 PM..
# 11  
Old 05-24-2011

here's some mawk :
awk -F'|' 'BEGIN{OFS="|"; RS=""} {gsub("\n"," ",$3); print}' file

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# 12  
Old 05-25-2011
Hi Da Peach,
I tried with the code that you have shared.
Still not able to perform what I want to do Smilie

As this code use to replace only 1st record not all the records

Last edited by mayankgupta18; 05-25-2011 at 12:10 AM..
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