Using "Column Entmap On" Does Not Work As Expected in SQL*Plus (Doc ID 1612929.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 10, 2017

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version 10.2.0.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Using Column Entmap On does not work as expected in SQL*Plus.


For Example:

Results

TEST
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TEST&TEST

 ENTMAP ON or OFF specifies whether or not SQL*Plus replaces special characters <, >, " and & with the HTML entities &lt;, &gt;, &quot; and &amp; respectively.  In this case, the special character & was not replaced by &amp;

Cause

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