Spool file xml query from Oracle


I use sqlplus to spool xml query but somewhere in the xml, the entries wrap to the second line like the following.


Below is what I ran. How to fix it?

set linesize 9000;
set trimspool on;
set pages 0;
set feedback off;

spool C:\DATA.xml;
select dbms_xmlgen.getxml('MyQuery here') xml from dual;
spool off;
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
Try this:
select xmlserialize(document xmltype(dbms_xmlgen.getxml('MyQuery here')) version '1.0' indent) from dual;
mrongAuthor Commented:
select xmlserialize(document xmltype(dbms_xmlgen.getxml('select id from mytable')) version '1.0' indent) from dual
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00907: missing right parenthesis
slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
What version of Oracle are you on(include all 4 numbers)?

I tested it on
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mrongAuthor Commented:
Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release - 64bit Production
slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
For 10g try:

select xmltype(dbms_xmlgen.getxml('select id from mytable')).extract('/*') from dual;

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