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Old 11-19-2001
Data Increase width of Spool file

Hi All

This may not be entirely Unix related but I'll just have to try my luck and see if you know how to do this:

I need to spool the results of my SQL query into a file but as there are too many fields in the query the resultant spool file put the last few fields on the next line.

May I know if there is a way to expand the spool file so that all the fields in a particular record are displayed in the same line?

I'm using HP9000 Unix system and SQLPLUS to perform my query, the query I used in the SQL prompt is:

select a.part_nr, a.commercial_dn, a.part_dn, b.NAT_HS_CD as CHN_HTS
from cla_part a, clv_curr_cust_part_ctry b
where b.part_nr= a.part_nr and a.part_nr in
'A6016A 0D1',
# 2  
Old 11-19-2001
I think something like the following will work for you. This will create a flat ascii file which is pipe delimited (you could also use nothing or some other type of delimter): I will also note that I don't think spool is the best data extraction tool to use for oracle.
You could use PERL DBI for example. You could put this in a file or simply login into oracle and execute the following:

set wrap off
set feedback off
set pagesize 0
set verify off
set trimspool on
set linesize 5000
spool testdata
select a.part_nr||'|'|| a.commercial_dn||'|'|| a.part_dn||'|'|| b.NAT_HS_CD as C
HN_HTS from cla_part a||'|'|| clv_curr_cust_part_ctry b where b.part_nr= a.part_
nr and a.part_nr in ('A6016A', 'A6016A')

Hope this helps,
# 3  
Old 11-20-2001
MySQL I worked perfectly!!!

Hi kristian

Thanks for you help!! It really helped alot. I owe you one!!!

Best regards

hun khee

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