How to Avoid the Column Wrapping when Retrieving a Lot of Columns

(Doc ID 2382423.1)

Last updated on APRIL 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 17.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

When trying to retrieve information from tables or views that have a lot of columns (example more than 70) using "Run Script (F5)" output, the formatting output does not look good because the column wrapping.

Example

select * from DBA_SCHEDULER_JOBS;

 

 

Solution

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