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SQLPlus Substitution Variables

March 31, 2010

SQL*Plus is powerful and sometimes powerfully frustrating. One key is to be aware of the substitution variable. By default, this is the ampersand, that twisted almost-figure 8 thing – &. Yeah, that’s the culprit. Actually it can be very useful in the right hands. Suppose you want to create a script that will prompt for […]