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Customize SQL Plus prompt

Run this following code in SQL Plus to customize the sql prompt to the format username@datbase name.

So if you are the user vmk and the datbase name is acmedb they the prompt appears as,

vmk@acmedb >
So here it is

define gname=idle

column global_name new_value gname
select lower(user) || ‘@’ || substr( global_name,1,
decode( dot, 0, length(global_name), dot-1) ) global_name
from (select global_name, instr(global_name,’.’) dot from global_name );
set sqlprompt ‘&gname> ‘



February 15, 2008 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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