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F11 UTL_FILE.FILE_TYPE;
s1 varchar2(200);

LOOP

      utl_file.get_line(F11,s1);
      IF s1 IS NULL THEN
      EXIT;
      else
dbms_output.put_line(s1);

end if;
end loop;

This loop doesnot EXIT when s is NULL it countinue and throw error
ORA-01403: no data found
ORA-06512: at "SYS.UTL_FILE", line 98
ORA-06512: at "SYS.UTL_FILE", line 656

It is very urgent please tell me the solution data file is as follows


"Ctd","DOC1","COE:  CLOSE"
"Ctd","DOC2","X"
"Ctd","DOC3","red"
"Ctd",1/2/1990,17.24
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Question by:avi_ny
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sathyagiri earned 2000 total points
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Use this
F11 UTL_FILE.FILE_TYPE;
s1 varchar2(200);

LOOP
begin
  utl_file.get_line(F11,s1);
  dbms_output.put_line(s1);
exception
  when no_data_found then
  exit;
end;
end if;
end loop;

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by:neo9414
ID: 17006324
remove the end if from your pl/sql

it should be

F11 UTL_FILE.FILE_TYPE;
s1 varchar2(200);

LOOP
begin
  utl_file.get_line(F11,s1);
  dbms_output.put_line(s1);
exception
  when no_data_found then
  exit;
end;
end loop;

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by:sathyagiri
ID: 17006341
oops i made a typo.
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by:schwertner
ID: 17007294
F11 UTL_FILE.FILE_TYPE;
s1 varchar2(200);

LOOP
      s1 := NULL;
      utl_file.get_line(F11,s1);
      exit when s1 IS NULL;
      dbms_output.put_line(s1);
 
end loop;
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