Dreamer Dreamer - 1 year ago 86
SQL Question

How to output oracle sql result into a file in windows?

I tried

select * from users
save D:\test.sql create;

But SQL plus gives me "no proper ended"
How to specify path in oracle sql in windows?

Answer Source

Use the spool:

spool myoutputfile.txt
select * from users;
spool off;

Note that this will create myoutputfile.txt in the directory from which you ran SQL*Plus.

If you need to run this from a SQL file (e.g., "tmp.sql") when SQLPlus starts up and output to a file named "output.txt":


select * from users;


sqlplus -s username/password@sid @tmp.sql > output.txt

Mind you, I don't have an Oracle instance in front of me right now, so you might need to do some of your own work to debug what I've written from memory.

Recommended from our users: Dynamic Network Monitoring from WhatsUp Gold from IPSwitch. Free Download