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Read Text file into Oracle Reports

Rishka Mar 17, 5:40 am show options

Newsgroups: comp.databases.oracle.tools
From: "Rishka" <ris...@webmail.co.za> - Find messages by this author
Date: 17 Mar 2005 05:40:45 -0800
Local: Thurs, Mar 17 2005 5:40 am
Subject: Read Text file into Oracle Reports
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I a newbie to Oracle Reports, our requirement is to write a report from

a text file on the UNIX box, not from a database table.
I have knowledge of PL/SQL, and the UTL_FILE ppackage to extract the
file data and manipulate it..
I would write a stored procedure for this, but our managers do not want

us to write this data to a table and read it from there...
Is it possible to extract data using PL/SQL from a text file into
Oracle Reports?
Please advise, or point me to the correct help..

Jul 19 '05 #1
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.... and cross-posting or multi-posting into the comp.databases.oracle
heirarchy doesn't speed things up either.

Jul 19 '05 #2

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