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Save Output of SQL Query in CSV file Using SQL *Plus

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Right Now I have done

sql > Spool xyz.txt
sql > <<my Query >>

output in file xyz.txt stored as

Column_Name1               Column_Name2                                                                                                
-------------------------               ---                                                  
ssss66666                             PNR                                                  
sdfgs6666                             PNR                                                  
sfdgfsdg6s                            PNR                                                  
sdfg326sd                             PNR                                                  
sdfg30713                            PNR                                                  
sdfgfsdfg                              PNR                                                  
sdfgsdfgs                             PNR                                                  
sdfgfgfds                             PNR                                                  
G22178                               PNR                                                  
G22402                               PNR                                                  

Column_Name1               Column_Name2                                                  
-------------------------                  ---                                              
sdfgsdfgsdf                              PNR                                                  
sfgfsdgfggf                               PNR                                                  
sdfgsdfgdf                                PNR    


Would like to have the output as a comma seperated values like

column1o/p, column2o/p, column1o/p, column2o/p, column1o/p, column2o/p, column1o/p, column2o/pcolumn1o/p, column2o/p, column1o/p, column2o/pcolumn1o/p, column2o/p, column1o/p, column2o/pcolumn1o/p, column2o/p, column1o/p, column2o/pcolumn1o/p, column2o/p, column1o/p, column2o/pcolumn1o/p, column2o/p, column1o/p, column2o/p............so on//

Please help me with such a query so that I can see the output as CSV file or also into an excel file where the entire value can be given as input to SQL Loader and load into another table in another schema




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by:sdstuber
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you can use colsep   to  create csv,  but it won't concatenate all the values onto a single line
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set colsep ,
select column1, column2 from yourtable
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by:XxtremePro
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good to have you back...sdstuber...

set echo off newpage 0 space 0 pagesize 0 feed off head off trimspool on
spool distinct_cont_iss.csv
select distinct column1 || ',' || nvl(trim(column2),'PNR')||','
  from contract;
 
spool off

Problem - Column1 defined as char(25 Byte) and data size is only 8 Byte

Giving output of '12345678                 '<< How to avoid the spaces and have output as 12345678,PNR,12345678,PNR,12345678,PNR,12345678,PNR... instead of 12345678                 ,PNR,12345678                 ,PNR,12345678                 ,PNR....

please help...........please

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I think the space is fine as the new table in which I would load this data has also the same space defined so no constraints

Thanks for your comment...
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Would like to know any tools that can help to assist me in loading this new CSV file apart from SQL Loader to load the data as I am not able to find SQL Loader.exe in C:\oracle\product\10.2.0\client_1\BIN

Please help
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Oracle's free tool SQL Developer has a data loader

3rd party products PL/SQL Develoer and Toad have data loaders too


if your local client is incomplete, you can reinstall

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/10201winsoft-095341.html
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Solutions frm Experts Exchange always help...
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