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Snippet Name: SQL*Plus formatting

Description: Column formatting in the SQL*Plus application to make reading query results easier.

Also see:
» SQL*Plus Configuration
» SQL*Plus SQL Prompt
» SQL*Plus Spool Command
» SQL*Plus Display commands
» SQL*Plus Describe
» SQL*Plus connect

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Last Modified: March 07th, 2009

COL object_name FORMAT a30
 
SELECT object_name, object_type
FROM user_objects
WHERE ROWNUM < 11;
 
 
TO format a NUMBER column AS dollars -
 
COL salary FORMAT $99,999
 
 
Display "-" after a negative VALUE 
COL test FORMAT 9999MI
 
Displays a negative VALUE IN <angle brackets> 
COL test FORMAT 9999PR
 
 
Display the DECIMAL character 
COL test FORMAT 9999D99 
 
 
Display VALUE IN scientific notation 
COL test FORMAT 9999.99EEEE 
 
 
Format a NUMBER columns that represent Julian dates AS MM/DD/YY 
COL test FORMAT DATE 
 
 
 


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