Looping through all the lines in a file.

In oracle plsql, how to loop through each and every line in a flat file.

for eg, in and each every line, I need to check the position of a particuar word and store it in a variable.

how to do this?
sakthikumarAsked:
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RindbaekConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Zea zodiac has a good answer here to reading the file line by line line just do what you need to do instead of the   "dbms_output.put_line(l_text);"
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Database/Oracle/Q_21081949.html

If the file is a text file with some sort of a seperator  you could see it as an external table instead.
http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/B19306_01/server.102/b14215/et_concepts.htm
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Devinder Singh VirdiLead Oracle DBA TeamCommented:
Can you please provide the sample of your flat file and desired output?
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