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How To Change SQL*Plus System Settings?

SQL*Plus environment is controlled a big list of SQL*Plus system settings. You can change them by using the SET command as shown in the following list:

  • SET AUTOCOMMIT OFF - Turns off the auto-commit feature.
  • SET FEEDBACK OFF - Stops displaying the "27 rows selected." message at the end of the query output.
  • SET HEADING OFF - Stops displaying the header line of the query output.
  • SET LINESIZE 256 - Sets the number of characters per line when displaying the query output.
  • SET NEWPAGE 2 - Sets 2 blank lines to be displayed on each page of the query output.
  • SET NEWPAGE NONE - Sets for no blank lines to be displayed on each page of the query output.
  • SET NULL 'null' - Asks SQL*Plus to display 'null' for columns that have null values in the query output.
  • SET PAGESIZE 60 - Sets the number of lines per page when displaying the query output.
  • SET TIMING ON - Asks SQL*Plus to display the command execution timing data.
  • SET WRAP OFF - Turns off the wrapping feature when displaying query output.

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  1. What Is SQL*Plus?
  2. How To Start the Command-Line SQL*Plus?
  3. How To Get Help at the SQL Prompt?
  4. What Information Is Needed to Connect SQL*Plus an Oracle Server?
  5. What Is a Connect Identifier?
  6. How To Connect a SQL*Plus Session to an Oracle Server?
  7. What Happens If You Use a Wrong Connect Identifier?
  8. What To Do If DBA Lost the SYSTEM Password?
  9. What Types of Commands Can Be Executed in SQL*Plus?
  10. How To Run SQL Commands in SQL*Plus?
  11. How To Run PL/SQL Statements in SQL*Plus?
  12. How To Change SQL*Plus System Settings?
  13. How To Look at the Current SQL*Plus System Settings?
  14. What Are SQL*Plus Environment Variables?
  15. How To Generate Query Output in HTML Format?
  16. What Is Output Spooling in SQL*Plus?
  17. How To Save Query Output to a Local File?
  18. What Is Input Buffer in SQL*Plus?
  19. How To Revise and Re-Run the Last SQL Command?
  20. How Run SQL*Plus Commands That Are Stored in a Local File?
  21. How To Use SQL*Plus Built-in Timers?
  22. What Is Oracle Server Autotrace?
  23. How To Set Up Autotrace for a User Account?
  24. How To Get Execution Path Reports on Query Statements?
  25. How To Get Execution Statistics Reports on Query Statements?

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