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Mike Cronin

Joined: Apr 17, 2002
Posts: 25
Hi all,
I have a "log" field in an Oracle table that I need to update with a status followed by a line feed and carriage return.
Can someone advise me how to insert line feeds and carriage returns into a field in Oracle?
Thanks in advance!
Mike Cronin
[ March 31, 2004: Message edited by: Mike Cronin ]
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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Are you using JDBC or the oracle command line? Either way, you need to use the escape sequences for new line or carriage return in your string when inserting the data.

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Mike Cronin

Joined: Apr 17, 2002
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Hey Jeanne,
I figured it out.
Thanks so much for your quick reply
Mike Cronin
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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