sqlplus spool file

Posted on 2012-12-26
Last Modified: 2012-12-27
My Oracle sql script runs fine,  but I'd like to add to datetime to the spooled file, is there a way of doing that?
Question by:codedigger
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I guess this link has anwer to your question.

If you need another example, let me know.

Author Comment

ID: 38722449
Yep, it works, but now I'm getting the literal customer ID, "CustomerID12262012", as the name of the spooled file instead of the value of "Customer ID".
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Could you please share the code so we can take a look?
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Author Comment

ID: 38722470
Due to the nature of the information, I can only attach the script as a picture with some column headers blanked out, no sweat however, you'll get the idea, and as for the "customer ID", it's actually a "Donor ID"
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Steve Wales earned 500 total points
ID: 38722504
If you want both parameters in the name of the output file, you actually want the spool command to be this:

spool c:\&donor_id&todaysdate

Alternatively, you could also put a period between the parameters (it actually outputs as the same thing - you'd need a double period if you wanted a single period in the file name)

spool c:\&donor_id.&todaysdate

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ID: 38724411
Great job sjwales & many thank

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