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define editor command [message #851] Fri, 08 March 2002 06:27 Go to next message
Misty
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Registered: March 2002
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Invoked the define_editor=notepad command at the SQL prompt. When I type "edit", I receive the message "SP2-0107: Nothing to save." or sometimes "Wrote file afiedt.buf"

Am I wrong to think that the afiedt.buf file is supposed to be my open, blank notepad window?
Re: define editor command [message #852 is a reply to message #851] Fri, 08 March 2002 06:50 Go to previous message
Grant
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Registered: January 2002
Senior Member
The editor in sqlplus is for existing content in the buffer. Once you invoke a command you can use edit. To create a new script you have to use an outside editor like notepad.
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