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Query Analyzer equivalent to Oracle SQL*Plus

Would you happen to know what the equivalent is for the following Oracle SQL commands, if any?

set linesize 100
column description format a30    -- description is the name of a column

In other words, can we format the Query Analyzer output?

Thanks!!
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guillotj
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Brian CroweCommented:
SELECT ..., CAST(description AS varchar(100)) AS description, ...
FROM...
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Scott PletcherSenior DBACommented:
Or, for the specific code shown above:

SELECT CAST(description AS VARCHAR(30)), ...
...

AFAIK, there is no SQL Server equivalent to Oracle's "linesize" option.  Therefore, the description will be truncated at 30 chars, not continued onto following line(s).
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