How to suppress headers (columns names and underlines) of SQL statements?

Posted on 2007-09-28
Last Modified: 2012-05-05

I have to create a text flat file running Sybase script from DOS using isql utility.

How to suppress headers (columns names and underlines) of SQL statements?

Question by:GoodName
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    Accepted Solution

    I don't believe there is a way to do this in ISQL.

    There is, however, an open source alternative to ISQL called SQSH.  It is enormously feature rich and I would be very surprised if it did not give you a way to turn off the headers.  You will find it a great addition to your tool box.

    You can download it from


    Author Comment

    Thanks for the interesting utility. I'll look at it in details.

    I have found how to suppress columns headers:

    isql -b ....

    But thank you any way for the link. I might use SQSH instead!

    Kind regards.

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