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SQL*Plus Unusual Behavior When Using "\" In Parameter (Doc ID 1467115.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2019

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version to [Release Oracle10g to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Calling a query in SQL*Plus with different parameters shows different results. For example, consider the below example:

1. Create a simple script file test.sql under C:\mydir with the following content:


Note: There is a Double quote at the end of the value p4 in the output.

The expected output is without the Double Quote after the value p4.


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