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How to Create a Matrix Report in SQL*Plus (Doc ID 262875.1)

Last updated on MAY 30, 2023

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This query can be applied to earlier version of the sqlplus ..


When you query any table in relational database, the data is represented as row format .
That means each record in the table is represented in row.
But to analyze the data the above format would not be enough , there you need data in 3-dimensional format i.e. to represent in rectangular format ( popularly know as matrix format.)

Where you will have a row attribute, column attribute and cell which shows the values for the corresponding row and column attribute. 


Col1 Col2 Col3 Col4


How to achieve the same in sqlplus without using any other tools?

Note:- The same output format can be easily designed thru Oracle Reports writer.


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